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Montipora peltiformis

Montipora peltiformisis commonly referred to as Velvet coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien

Montipora peltiformis. Tanzania. Surface detail of an upgrowth. Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
589 
AphiaID:
207180 
Scientific:
Montipora peltiformis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Velvet Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > peltiformis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-21 17:14:28 

Captive breeding / propagation

Montipora peltiformis is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Montipora peltiformis, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

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Montipora peltiformis
Bernard, 1897

Similar Species: Montipora turtlensis, which has a very similar range of growth-forms but distinctive corallites. See also M. efflorescens and M. stilosa.

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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