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Acropora nasuta Branching staghorn coral


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lexID:
1323 
AphiaID:
207009 
Scientific:
Acropora nasuta 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Branching Staghorn Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > nasuta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Djibouti, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Eritrea, Kuwait, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Austral Islands, Australia, Bahrain, Cambodia, Central Pazific, Chile, Comores, Cook Islands, East China Sea, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Fiji, Flores, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Irak, Iran, Israel, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Territory (Australia), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Rodriguez, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos 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 Australia, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
3 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, 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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-22 21:55:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Acropora nasuta
Dana, 1846

Similar Species: Acropora cerealis, which has interlocking branches and radial corallites with flaring lips. Acropora valida has appressed radial corallites. See also A. latistella and A. subulata, which have smaller branchlets and corallites.



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nilo77 am 21.06.09#1
Halte diese Koralle nunmehr seit 4 Wochen - ohne Probleme.
Sehr schön anzusehen.
Mein Exemplar ist leuchtend rot/violett.
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