Porites solidais commonly referred to as Hump Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 4213 AphiaID: 207227 Scientific: Porites solida German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Hump Coral Category: Sten koraller SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > solida (Species) Initial determination: (Forskål, ), 1775 Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: bis zu 30cm Temperature: 22°C - 28,5°C Tank: ~ 250 Liter Difficulty: Not for beginners Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2012-03-15 16:56:47
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Description: Colonies are massive, usually hemispherical, and may be several metres across. The surface is smooth to undulating. Corallites are conspicuously large.
Color: Brown or greenish yellow.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar Species: Porites lobata, which has weakly developed pali. Relatively easily recognised underwater.
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