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Acropora cophodactyla


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lexID:
2080 
AphiaID:
430641 
Scientific:
Acropora cophodactyla 
German:
Acropora cophodactyla 
English:
Acropora Cophodactyla 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cophodactyla (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1892 
Occurrence:
Northern Mariana Islands, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam, Peru, India, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Fiji, Filippinerne, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Malaysia, Mikronesien , Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Samoa, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor 
Sea depth:
0 - 12 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
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:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-31 21:32:41 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Infos from AIMS Website: Characters: Colonies are digitate bushes with an extensive encrusting base. Branches are thick, tapering to a conspicuous axial corallite. Radial and incipient axial corallites are of mixed sizes and are irregularly distributed. Colour: Primarily blue or purple.

Similar Species: Acropora appressa, which has smaller axial corallites. See also A. humilis, which has larger axial corallites and distinctive radial corallites, and A. anthocercis, which typically has multiple axial corallites


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