Montipora pachytuberculatais commonly referred to as Montipora pachytuberculata. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Montipora pachytuberculata are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Montipora pachytuberculata, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Montipora pachytuberculata, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Veron, DeVantier & Turak, 2000
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Colonies are clumps of irregularly fused branches. Corallites are small with well defined thecae. The coenosteum is covered with highly ornamented papillae which may be fused into short irregular ridges near the branch tips.
Colour: Pale brown with whitish branch tips.
Habitat: Shallow, semi-sheltered reef slopes.
Similar species: Montipora kellyi , Montipora Spongiosa.