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Acropora schmitti Stony Coral

Acropora schmittiis commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
2142 
AphiaID:
288245 
Scientific:
Acropora schmitti 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > schmitti (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Indo Pacific 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 13:50:54 

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Infos from AIMS Website: Characters: Colonies are clumps of irregular branches. Axial corallites intergrade in size with radial corallites. Radial corallites are large, crowded and barrel-shaped.

Similar Species: Acropora brueggemanni, which has smaller, less crowded radial corallites. See also A. chesterfieldensis and A. scherzeriana.

For more Infos click to the Link to the AIMS Website.

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