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Goniopora columna Stony coral

Goniopora columnais commonly referred to as Stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Goniopora columna - Margerittenkoralle, Aufnahme von Michael Mrutzek

Goniopora columna - Margerittenkoralle
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lexID:
2193 
AphiaID:
207221 
Scientific:
Goniopora columna 
German:
Margeritenkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Goniopora (Genus) > columna (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indo Pacific, Iran, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, The Bangai Archipelago, Togean Islands 
Sea depth:
2 - 18 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Dustfood , Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-06-19 20:31:59 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Goniopora columna are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Goniopora columna, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Goniopora columna, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Goniopora columna
Dana, 1846

Characters: Colonies are short columns, oval in transverse section. Corallites near the tops of columns have fine irregular septa and diffuse columellae. For more Infos click to the Link too the AIMS website.



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am 02.01.12#1
Da wir bisher keine ID der beiden roten Goniopora Arten von Chris Spreyer haben, (waren bisher als Goniopora sp. eingestuft) hat sich Andreas an Charly Veron gewandt. Seine Antwort zu der Art.

"G. columna if the tentacles can be well extended, but a colour form I have not seen."
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