Montipora kellyiis commonly referred to as pore coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 4343 AphiaID: 287715 Scientific: Montipora kellyi German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Pore Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > kellyi (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 2000 Occurrence: Indian Ocean, Madagascar Size: up to 11.81" (30 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Average 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: 2012-04-24 20:00:32
Last edit: 2012-04-24 20:00:32
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are clumps of highly contorted branches which do not fuse. Corallites are large and crowded. The coenosteum is very coarse. There is no development of papillae or other ornamentation.
Colour: Tan or brown, with white polyps.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments
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