Similar Species: Psammocora profundacella, which also has valleys but corallites are aligned along the valley floors and petaloid septa are not exsert. See also P. superficialis.
Psammocora nierstrasziis commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Psammocora nierstraszi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Psammocora nierstraszi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Psammocora nierstraszi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.