Bushy black coral
Rumphella antipathesis commonly referred to as Bushy black coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5843 AphiaID: 288448 Scientific: Rumphella antipathes German: Strauch-Buschgorgonie English: Bushy Black Coral Category: Sea Fans Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Gorgoniidae (Family) > Rumphella (Genus) > antipathes (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: Egypt, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, North Pacific (Ocean), Red Sea, South-Pazific, Taiwan Size: up to 19.69" (50 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 109.99 gal (~ 500L) Difficulty: Easy Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-08-06 21:27:50
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Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Rumphella antipathes are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Rumphella antipathes, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Rumphella antipathes, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
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