Alveopora daedaleais commonly referred to as Stony Coral, Flowerpot Coral, Daisy Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Alveopora daedalea are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Alveopora daedalea, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Alveopora daedalea, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are encrusting, thick plates, or columnar. They have a smooth surface and may be large, with columns up to one metre high. Corallites have alternating long and short fine septal spines. Tips of polyp tentacles are truncated giving a squared appearance. Sometimes six large tentacles alternate with six small tentacles.
Colour: Uniform pale or dark brown.
Habitat: Protected upper reef slopes.
Abundance: Relatively common in the western Indian Ocean.