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Caulastraea connata

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lexID:
3952 
Scientific:
Caulastraea connata 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Large Polyp Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Occurrence:
Tansania, Réunion , Comores, Adenske golf, Madagascar, Mauritius , Rødehavet, Seychellerne 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
Appendix II 
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Catalog of Life
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Last edit:
2011-12-08 14:42:52 

Captive breeding / propagation

Caulastraea connata lässt sich gut züchten. Im Handel sind Nachzuchten verfügbar. Wenn Sie Interesse an Caulastraea connata haben, fragen Sie bitte Ihren Händler nach einem Nachzuchtier anstelle eines Wildfangs. Sie helfen so die natürlichen Bestände zu schützen.

Husbandry

Caulastrea connata Ortmann, 1892

Description: Colonies are phaceloid. Corallites are prominent and sturdy, 10-25 millimetres diameter, and frequently have more than one mouth. Septa are irregularly spaced, exsert and rough-edged. Costae are poorly developed; paliform lobes are not conspicuous.
Color: Grey-brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Rare.
Similar Species: Caulastrea tumida, which has smaller, more fleshy corallites and more even septa.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Caulastraea (Genus)

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