Leptoseris tubuliferais commonly referred to as Stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Leptoseris tubulifera are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Leptoseris tubulifera, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Leptoseris tubulifera, 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.”
Characters: Colonies are horizontal to vertical, unifacial, broad, irregular fronds. Fronds form upright cylindrical tubes which may be tall and branched. Corallites are irregular and only slightly outwardly inclined.
Colour: Pale- or orange-brown.
Habitat: Deep water.
Similar species: Leptoseris gardineri , Leptoseris scabra , Leptoseris striata