Acropora proliferais commonly referred to as Fused staghorn coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Acropora prolifera are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Acropora prolifera, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Acropora prolifera, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Characters: Colonies are branching with compact, horizontally spread sub-branches occurring towards the extremities of main branches. Axial corallites are elongate. Radial corallites are tubular and irregular in length.
Colour: Tan or pale brown with white branch tips.
Habitat: Very shallow reef slopes and lagoon margins.
Similar species: Acropora cervicornis , Acropora palmata
Text source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron