Homophyllia bowerbankiis commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2097 AphiaID: 886931 Scientific: Homophyllia bowerbanki German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Homophyllia (Genus) > bowerbanki (Species) Initial determination: (Milne Edwards & Haime, ), 1857 Occurrence: Australia, Bunaken, Cambodia, Fiji, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Sea depth: 2 - 20 Meter Size: 3.94" - 15.75" (10cm - 40cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Vulnerable (VU) More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2006-12-09 18:37:11
Last edit: 2018-06-10 09:38:46
Captive breeding / propagation
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Milne Edwards, 1857
Synonym: Acanthastrea bowerbanki
Info from AIMS Website: Characters: Colonies are encrusting and usually small. Corallites are cerioid, with irregular angular shapes. A central corallite is usually conspicuous. Septa are compact and columellae are small. Colonies are not fleshy.
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Acanthastraea angulosa Brüggemann, 1879
Acanthastrea angulosa Brüggemann, 1879
Acanthastrea bowerbanki Milne Edwards, 1857
Acanthastrea hillae Wells, 1955
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Homophyllia (Genus) > Homophyllia bowerbanki (Species)
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