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Montipora foliosa


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lexID:
1378 
Scientific:
Montipora foliosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Cabbage coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > foliosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, 1766) 
Occurrence:
Somalia, Kuwait, Tansania, Myanmar, Western Australia, Northern Mariana Islands, Pakistan, Irak, Tokelau, Jordan, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Djibouti, New South Wales, Vietnam, Réunion , Caroline Island, Nauru, Norfolk Island, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Iran, Cambodia, Comores, Eritrea, Mozambique, Niue, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, East China Sea, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Kiribati, Sudan, Mayotte, the Society Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Northern Territory, India, Tuvalu, Israel, Quatar, Adenske golf, Admiralty Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Arabiske hav, Australien, Bahrain, Banggai øer, Britisk indiske Ocean territorium, Cargados-Carajos, Centrale stillehav, Cook øerne, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Queensland, Rodrigues, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Togian, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-29 08:36:49 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Similar Species: Montipora aequituberculata, which is primarily distinguished by its lack of coenosteum ridges. Montipora delicatula has thinner plates, less regular coenosteum ridges and smaller corallites. These species may be hard to distinguish unless they occur together. See also M. cebuensis, M. friabilis and M. mactanensis.


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Chrysokoll am 18.10.06#2
Bekämpft und überwächst Montipora digitata! Schnecken oder kleine Seesterne werden, falls sie nicht von den Tellern von alleine weg kommen, ebenfalls sterben und verdaut (?).
Uie Unterseiten sind bei mir mit hellen, fast durchsichtigen, Schwämmen besiedelt. Überwächst die Steine als auch die Scheibe.
Chrysokoll am 18.04.06#1
Für sehr farbige Montiporas sind Spurenelemente sehr wichtig für die Intensität der Färbung. Verträgt auch eine recht starke Strömung.
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