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Pocillopora grandis Antler Coral


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lexID:
1368 
AphiaID:
206952 
Scientific:
Pocillopora grandis 
German:
Porenkoralle 
English:
Antler Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > grandis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Occurrence:
El Salvador, Djibouti, Guadeloupe, Sudan, Eritrea, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Chile, China, Christmas Islands, Columbia, Comores, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guam, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of California, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Israel, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South-Pazific, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 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:
2018-02-27 16:33:04 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Pocillopora eydouxi
Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860

Description: Colonies are composed of stout, upright, flattened branches. Colonies are often over one metre across and may form large single species stands. Branches may be widely separated or may be compact, especially where currents are strong. Verrucae are uniform in shape and spacing.

Similar Species: Pocillopora woodjonesi. See also P. zelli.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > Pocillopora eydouxi (Species)

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