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Plexaura homomalla


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lexID:
3366 
AphiaID:
290797 
Scientific:
Plexaura homomalla 
German:
Gorgonie 
English:
Gorgonian 
Category:
Gorgonier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Plexauridae (Family) > Plexaura (Genus) > homomalla (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Esper, ), 1794 
Occurrence:
Belize, Canada, Caribien, USA 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Hummer æg, Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Plexaura aggregata
  • Plexaura arbuscula
  • Plexaura atra
  • Plexaura attenuata
  • Plexaura capoblancoi
  • Plexaura corticosa
  • Plexaura dubia
  • Plexaura edwardsi
  • Plexaura ehrenbergi
  • Plexaura esperi
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-10-17 14:05:44 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

(Esper, 1792)

Pseudopterogorgia sp. - Plexaura homomalla

Branching colonies, with a tendency to branch in one plane, though usually the corals have a bushy appearance.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Holaxonia (Suborder) > Plexauridae (Family) > Plexaura (Genus) > Plexaura homomalla (Species)

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