Lobophyllia erythraeais 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: 2477 AphiaID: 888142 Scientific: Lobophyllia erythraea German: Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) > erythraea (Species) Initial determination: (Klunzinger, ), 1879 Occurrence: , Djibouti , Eritrea , Sudan Comores, East Africa, Egypt, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mayotte, Mozambique, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Tansania, the Seychelles, Yemen, Zanzibar Sea depth: 0 - 30 Meter Size: up to 7.87" (20 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2008-03-26 19:54:37
Last edit: 2021-01-05 21:57:32
Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Lobophyllia erythraea are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lobophyllia erythraea, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lobophyllia erythraea, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Similar Species: Acanthastrea hillae also has a tendency to form valleys with multiple centres. See also A. ishigakiensis.
Acanthastrea erythraea (Klunzinger, 1879)
Isophyllia erythraea Klunzinger, 1879
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Symphyllia (Genus) > Symphyllia erythraea (Species)
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