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Acropora efflorescens

Acropora efflorescensis commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
2319 
AphiaID:
430642 
Scientific:
Acropora efflorescens 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > efflorescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Sea depth:
10 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-28 18:46:01 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

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Characters: Colonies are extensive flat plates which are solid except towards the perimeter which usually consists of highly fused irregular branches. They may exceed 2 metres across. Rare !

Similar Species: Acropora clathrata, which has less fusion of branches and inclined radial corallites. See also A. branchi.

For more Infos and Picutres click to the Link to AIMS Website

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Moving a Huge Colony of Acropora efflorescens [Video] (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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