Acropora hyacinthusis commonly referred to as Stone coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1274 AphiaID: 207044 Scientific: Acropora hyacinthus German: Tischkoralle English: Stone Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > hyacinthus (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: , Djibouti , Eritrea , Sudan Dampier Archipelago, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, Cambodia, Chile, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aden, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 5 - 52 Meter Size: up to 17.72" (45 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-01-30 20:52:27
Last edit: 2018-04-24 17:49:13
Captive breeding / propagation
Acropora hyacinthus is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade
available. If you are interested in Acropora hyacinthus, please contact us at
Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat.
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Like all corals of the genus Acropora it needs clean water and a lot of light. It reciprocates with good growth. Medium to strong current, if you have large populations.
Similar Species: See Acropora cytherea, A. spicifera and A. tanegashimensis
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