Similar Species: Montipora incrassata and M. tuberculosa. The latter has smaller corallites and smaller papillae.
Montipora monasteriatais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien . Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.
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