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Antillogorgia acerosa


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lexID:
2421 
AphiaID:
367982 
Scientific:
Antillogorgia acerosa 
German:
Gorgonie 
English:
Purple Sea Plume 
Category:
Gorgonier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Gorgoniidae (Family) > Antillogorgia (Genus) > acerosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Panama, Guadeloupe, Cuba, Barbados, Puerto Rico, Haiti, the Netherlands Antilles, Venezuela, Columbia, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Caribien, Curacao, Dominica, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Mexikanske golf, St. Vincent og Grenadinerne, Trinidad og Tobago 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
25°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-12 17:52:52 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Antillogorgia acerosa are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Antillogorgia acerosa, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Antillogorgia acerosa, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Antillogorgia acerosa (Pallas, 1766)

Members of the genus Pseudopterogorgia have narrow smooth branches and the colonies are commonly pinnate (feather shaped). The most common colors are pale lavender and brown, but they may be gray, deep purple or yellow. For more Infos click to the Link to Advanced Aquarist.

Synonyms:
Pseudopterogorgia acerosa
Gorgonia acerosa Pallas, 1766

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charlylux am 05.05.16#1
sehr einfache Gorgonie, liebt gute wechselnde Strömung und Licht, wächst sehr gut auch in Bodennähe,
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