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Acropora aculeus


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lexID:
621 
Scientific:
Acropora aculeus 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Bottlebrush acropora 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > aculeus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Tokelau, Comores, Vietnam, Nauru, India, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Mozambique, the Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tansania, Réunion , Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, Kiribati, Myanmar, Eastern Indian Ocean, Djibouti, Somalia, Cambodia, Tuvalu, Wake Atoll, Northern Mariana Islands, the Society Islands, Amerikansk Samoa, Andamanhavet, Australien, Banggai øer, Britisk indiske Ocean territorium, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Ryukyu øerne, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
5 - 35 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-28 12:50:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Similar Species: Acropora elegantula. See also species forming irregular corymbose plates, especially A. latistella and A. subulata. These species are readily differentiated by colony shape, clearly formed axial corallites, and tubular and appressed radial corallites.



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Husbandry know-how of owners

Christian T. am 29.05.06#1
Ist bei mir sehr empfindlich auf Fadenalgen. Sonst einfach zu haltende SPS.
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