Rounded Bubblegum Coral
Plerogyra simplexis commonly referred to as Rounded Bubblegum Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 2429 AphiaID: 287848 Scientific: Plerogyra simplex German: Blasenkoralle English: Rounded Bubblegum Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Plerogyra (Genus) > simplex (Species) Initial determination: Rehberg, 1892 Occurrence: American Samoa, Australia, Bunaken, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Sea depth: 0 - 40 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Average 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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Created: 2008-01-06 10:56:39
Last edit: 2017-07-24 21:55:15
Colonies are branched, the branches being of uniform length and uniformly spaced. Branches are monocentric, forming phaceloid colonies. The coenosteum is smooth, with costae only formed below corallite rims. For more infos and more pictures click to the link to AIMS Website.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Plerogyra (Genus) > Plerogyra simplex (Species)
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