Pachyseris speciosais commonly referred to as Hard coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 645 AphiaID: 207293 Scientific: Pachyseris speciosa German: Rinnenkoralle, Rillenkoralle English: Hard Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Pachyseris (Genus) > speciosa (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: , Djibouti , Sudan (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, China, Cook Islands, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Rodriguez, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam Sea depth: 4 - 35 Meter Size: up to 78.74" (200 cm) Temperature: 24,7 °F - 84.2 °F (24,7°C - 29°C) Food: Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 33 gal (~ 150L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2004-09-11 16:21:09
Last edit: 2020-04-26 11:42:36
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Description: Colonies are unifacial laminae, usually horizontal, but may develop upright ridges or columns. They commonly form stands several metres across. More than one row of corallites may occur between ridges. Columellae are absent.
Similar Species: Pachyseris gemmae.
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