Acropora pectinatusis commonly referred to as Stony Corals. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 1706 AphiaID: 763782 Scientific: Acropora pectinatus German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Corals Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > pectinatus (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 2000 Occurrence: Australia, Indonesia Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-10-23 10:46:03
Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:51:58
Characters: Colonies consist of dense thickets usually less than one metre across. Branches are short and cylindrical and divide at frequent intervals. Axial corallites are small, tubular and not exsert. Radial corallites are irregular on the sides of thicker branches, becoming uniform in size and shape towards branch tips.
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