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Favites micropentagona

Favites micropentagonais commonly referred to as Golden War Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
2015 
AphiaID:
763551 
Scientific:
Favites micropentagona 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Golden War Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > micropentagona (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:49:32 

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Favites micropentagona
Veron, 2000

Description: Colonies are encrusting to submassive. Corallites are pentagonal in shape and 3-4 millimetres diameter. Septa are in two alternating cycles, with irregular teeth. The paliform crown is clearly developed.
Color: Pale brown, sometimes with dark oral discs.
Habitat: Upper reef slopes.
Abundance: > Colonies are encrusting to submassive. Corallites are pentagonal in shape and 3-4 millimetres diameter. Septa are in two alternating cycles, with irregular teeth. The paliform crown is clearly developed.
Similar Species: Favites pentagona, which has larger but otherwise similar corallites. See also F. stylifera.

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