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Acropora cytherea


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lexID:
1708 
AphiaID:
207095 
Scientific:
Acropora cytherea 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Staghorn Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cytherea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
the Society Islands, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Mozambique, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Saudi Arabia, Israel, Yemen, Vietnam, Réunion , Mayotte, Eritrea, Somalia, Jordan, Wallis and Futuna, Comores, Tuvalu, Tansania, Myanmar, India, Kiribati, Sudan, Tokelau, Niue, Cambodia, Wake Atoll, Nauru, Djibouti, Adenske golf, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Banggai øer, Cook øerne, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Flores, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
3 - 25 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 35cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
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
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-15 16:19:22 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

From AIMS: Acropora cytherea
Characters: Colonies are wide flat tables which are usually thin and finely structured. May become thick and robust in turbulent environments. Fine upward projecting branchlets have exsert axial corallites. Radial corallites are short, with open calices. Tentacles are frequently extended during the day.


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