Alveopora verrillianais commonly referred to as Net Coral, Stony Coral, Flowerpot Coral, Daisy Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Alveopora verrilliana are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Alveopora verrilliana, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Alveopora verrilliana, 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 composed of short irregularly dividing knob-like branches. Corallites have short blunt septal spines and a palisade of vertical spines above the wall. Polyps are long when extended.
Colour: Dark greenish-brown, grey or chocolate, sometimes with white oral cones and/or tentacle tips.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron