Acropora subulatais commonly referred to as Stony Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 1372 AphiaID: 368478 Scientific: Acropora subulata German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > subulata (Species) Initial determination: (Dana, ), 1846 Occurrence: , Eritrea , Sudan , Djibouti Cocos Island (Costa Rica), American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Chile, Christmas Islands, Comores, East China Sea, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Egypt, Fiji, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 5 - 25 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-04-02 15:22:59
Last edit: 2019-09-07 21:58:07
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Acropora subulata is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade
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Similar Species: Acropora latistella, Acropora valida and A. nana have longer radial corallites which are completely appressed and have smaller openings.
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