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Coscinaraea columna Stony Coral

Coscinaraea columnais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
2352 
AphiaID:
207256 
Scientific:
Coscinaraea columna 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Coscinaraeidae (Family) > Coscinaraea (Genus) > columna (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Banda Sea, Bunaken, Cebu ((Philippines), Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Malaysia, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , South China Sea, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
7.87" - 15.75" (20cm - 40cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
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:
2007-08-18 12:00:33 

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Similar Species: Coscinaraea exesa, which has a columnar growth-form, and corallites which are shallower, larger, and have granulated septo-costae.


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