Acropora variolosais commonly referred to as Acropora variolosa. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 4087 AphiaID: 430657 Scientific: Acropora variolosa German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Variolosa Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > variolosa (Species) Initial determination: (Klunzinger, ), 1879 Occurrence: Madagascar, Red Sea Size: up to 39.37" (100 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Dustfood , Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) 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: 2012-02-05 10:45:04
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies consist of open thickets of sturdy tapered upright branches. Axial corallites are large and dome-shaped. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, the largest being tubular and exsert, with thick walls and small openings. The coenosteum is fine.
Colour: Brown-purple with pale tips.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Acropora hemprichii , Acropora rudis
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Wallace (1999).
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