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Montipora peltiformis


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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 
Occurrence:
Saudi Arabia, Kiribati, Tansania, Midway Islands, Djibouti, India, Somalia, Réunion , Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Yemen, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Mozambique, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Eritrea, Vietnam, Mayotte, Comores, Tuvalu, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Admiralty Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Cargados-Carajos, Fiji, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Rodrigues, Ryukyu øerne, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
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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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.

Husbandry

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.

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