Similar Species: Montipora turtlensis, which has a very similar range of growth-forms but distinctive corallites. See also M. efflorescens and M. stilosa.
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.
Courtesy of the author Dr. Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.
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