Hydnophora microconosis commonly referred to as LPS Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 1622 AphiaID: 207402 Scientific: Hydnophora microconos German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: LPS Coral Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Hydnophora (Genus) > microconos (Species) Initial determination: (Lamarck, ), 1816 Sea depth: 0 - 40 Meter Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 150 Liter 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: Near threatened (NT) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2005-10-03 14:09:24
Last edit: 2017-03-01 10:19:55
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Description: Colonies are massive and rounded, with small uniform monticules 2-3 millimetres diameter. Polyps are not extended during the day.
Similar Species: Hydnophora exesa.
Hydnophora klunzingeri Rehberg, 1892
Hydnophora microcona Lamarck, 1816
Hydnophorella microconos (Lamarck, 1816)
Madrepora exesa Ellis & Solander, 1786
Monticularia microconos Lamarck, 1816
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Hydnophora (Genus) > Hydnophora microconos (Species)
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