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Palythoa mutuki Button Coral, Broad Zoanthid

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lexID:
4730 
AphiaID:
288472 
Scientific:
Palythoa mutuki 
German:
Krustenanemone 
English:
Button Coral, Broad Zoanthid 
Category:
Zoanthids 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Zoantharia (Order) > Sphenopidae (Family) > Palythoa (Genus) > mutuki (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Haddon & Shackleton, ), 1891 
Occurrence:
Galapagos Islands, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, New Caledonia, Ogasawara Islands, Palau, Singapore 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.18" (1cm - 3cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Palythoa anthoplax
  • Palythoa australiae
  • Palythoa capensis
  • Palythoa caribbaeorum
  • Palythoa complanata
  • Palythoa dartevellei
  • Palythoa densa
  • Palythoa durbanensis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-04 11:22:08 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Palythoa mutuki are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Palythoa mutuki, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Palythoa mutuki, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Toxicity


Palythoa mutuki is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Palythoa mutuki, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Protopalythoa mutuki (Haddon, Shackleton, 1891)

Protopalythoa oder Palythoa is a genus in the Zoanthidae family.

Some Protopalythoa species can be highly toxic under certain circumstances, note to the Introduction section. Therefore, one should always be careful in dealing with Protopalythoa zoanthids (zoas).

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am 26.11.13#1
Ich kann nur jeden vor diesem Tier warnen! Es vermehrt sich sehr schnell und man bekommt es nicht mehr aus dem becken raus. Ein versuch die Krustenanemone mechanisch unter Wasser mit Handschuhen zu entfernen endete im Krankenhaus!
Also Finger weg von dem Zeug und gleich die befallenen Steine wegwerfen!!!
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