Similar Species: Pectinia alcicornis, which is distinguished by having more solid skeletal structures, tall spires, well developed columellae, and also by the strong teeth on the costae.
Pectinia paeoniais commonly referred to as Palm-lettuce cora, Hibiscus Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
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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The offspring of Pectinia paeonia are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Pectinia paeonia, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Pectinia paeonia, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.