Acropora speciosais commonly referred to as staghorn coral. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 372 AphiaID: 430655 Scientific: Acropora speciosa German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Staghorn Coral Category: Sten koraller SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > speciosa (Species) Initial determination: (Quelch, ), 1886 Sea depth: 3 - 35 Meter Size: bis zu 25cm 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: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2004-09-02 22:58:34
Last edit: 2019-11-20 21:02:15
Captive breeding / propagation Acropora speciosa is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade
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Similar Species: Acropora echinata, which has smaller corallites and does not form compact cushions. See also A. granulosa.
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