Acropora cardenaeis commonly referred to as Acropora cardenae. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 4023 AphiaID: 288188 Scientific: Acropora cardenae German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Cardenae Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cardenae (Species) Initial determination: Wells, 1985 Occurrence: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Philippines Size: 7.87" - 31.5" (20cm - 80cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Dustfood , Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 54.99 gal (~ 250L) 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:
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Created: 2012-01-29 12:51:33
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are fine prostrate branches which divide at irregular intervals. Axial corallites are blunt. Radial corallites are widely spaced, short, appressed and nariform at branch bases becoming tubular towards their ends.
Colour: Pale brown.
Habitat: Associated with Halimeda banks at over 20 metres depth.
Abundance: Locally common.
Similar species: Acropora torihalimeda
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wells (1985), Wallace (1994, 1999).
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