Acropora macrostomais commonly referred to as Acropora macrostoma. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
lexID: 609 AphiaID: 207091 Scientific: Acropora macrostoma German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Macrostoma Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > macrostoma (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: Australia, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Seychelles Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2004-09-10 18:25:55
Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:48:31
Similar Species: Acropora microclados, which has exsert, sharp edged, radial corallites. See also A. lamarcki, which has smaller branchlets and less uniform radial corallites and A. ocellata, which has relatively crowded corallites.
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