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Sinularia sp. 16 Blushing Finger Leather Coral, Blushing Coral,Colt Coral

Sinularia sp. 16is commonly referred to as Blushing Finger Leather Coral, Blushing Coral,Colt Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
6132 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Sinularia sp. 16 
German:
Fingerlederkoralle 
English:
Blushing Finger Leather Coral, Blushing Coral,Colt Coral 
Category:
Soft Corals 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Sinularia (Genus) > sp. 16 (Species) 
Occurrence:
Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean, Red Sea 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 78.8 °F (23°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-01 20:05:31 

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This species (Family : Alcyoniidae) is commonly reffered to as Blushing Finger Leather Coral, Colt Coral or Blushing coral.

Its an aggressive coral and needs space between itself and others in reef aquarium.It contains the sumbiotic algae zooxanthellae and receives the majority of its nutrion from the light.It also feeds on micro plankton.

Its easy to cultue this soft coral by cutting a piece of its fingers.

The Sinularia, as most soft corals, also suitable for beginners.

External links

  1. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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