Alveopora marionensisis commonly referred to as Daisy Coral, Flowerpot Coral, Stony Coral,. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Alveopora marionensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Alveopora marionensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Alveopora marionensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron and Pichon, 1982
Characters: Colonies are composed of short irregular lobes. Corallites have walls formed from compacted rods and spines. Septa are composed of tapered spines which are only connected low down in the corallite. Polyps have short straight tentacles.
Colour: Uniform grey, brown or pinkish, sometimes with white tentacle tips.
Habitat: Found only in environments with moderate wave action.