Acropora dendrumis commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 2027 AphiaID: 288195 Scientific: Acropora dendrum German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > dendrum (Species) Initial determination: (Bassett-Smith, ), 1890 Occurrence: Australia 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: 2006-09-10 14:34:16
Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:06:53
Characters: Colonies are usually 0.5-1 metre across and are corymbose plates with widely spaced, tapering branchlets. Axial corallites are small. Radial corallites are immersed or nearly so, giving branchlets a smooth appearance.
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