Acropora retusais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
Profile lexID: 1905 AphiaID: 430653 Scientific: Acropora retusa German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Sten koraller SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > retusa (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Size: bis zu 20cm 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: 2006-04-09 14:30:34
Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:01:21
Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are flat plates with short thick digitate branchlets. Corallites have thick rounded walls and wide openings. Axial corallites are indistinct. Radial corallites are appressed, becoming nariform near branch ends.
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