Montipora foveolatais commonly referred to as Stony hard coral. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
Profile lexID: 1646 AphiaID: 207133 Scientific: Montipora foveolata German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Hard Coral Category: Sten koraller SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > foveolata (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 200 Liter Difficulty: Not for beginners CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2005-10-15 11:07:18
Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:37:59
Characters: Colonies are massive or form thick plates. Corallites are foveolate (funnel-shaped) and immersed in the coenosteum so that the opening of the corallite is at the base of the funnel. The coenosteum is fine. Tuberculae and papillae are absent. Colour: Usually pale brown, blue (which may photograph pink) or cream
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