Blastomussa loyaeis commonly referred to as Blastomussa loyae. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 8641 AphiaID: 207387 Scientific: Blastomussa loyae German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Blastomussa Loyae Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Blastomussa (Genus) > loyae (Species) Initial determination: Head, 1978 Sea depth: 2 - 50 Meter Size: 0.4 cm - 1 cm Temperature: 22°C - 28°C Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-08-05 13:19:09
Last edit: 2018-02-12 14:29:34
Captive breeding / propagation The offspring of Blastomussa loyae are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Blastomussa loyae, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Blastomussa loyae, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Blastomussa (Ceriomorpha) loyae Head, 1978
Parasimplastrea sheppardi Veron, 2000
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Blastomussa (Genus) > Blastomussa loyae (Species)
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