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Acropora horrida Stoney Coral blue staghorn

Acropora horridais commonly referred to as Stoney Coral blue staghorn. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Claude Schumacher, Böblingen

Acropora horrida Whitepolyp rare V5


Courtesy of the author Claude Schumacher, Böblingen

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lexID:
610 
AphiaID:
207006 
Scientific:
Acropora horrida 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stoney Coral Blue Staghorn 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > horrida (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Sudan, Eritrea, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Comores, Cook Islands, East China Sea, Egypt, Fiji, French Guiana, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen 
Sea depth:
5 - 20 Meter 
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 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-03 19:27:38 

Captive breeding / propagation

Acropora horrida is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Acropora horrida, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

Info

Dana, 1846

Similar Species: Acropora tortuosa. See also A. vaughani, which has widely spaced corallites and a smooth coenosteum.

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Acropora horrida Whitepolyp rare V5
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Copyright 	Ed Lovell, Foto Great Barrier Reef, by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
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Copyright J.E.N. Veron, Foto Great Barrier Reef, by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
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Copyright J.E.N. Veron, Foto Papua-Neuguinea, by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
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