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Acropora exquisita Stony corals

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lexID:
1664 
AphiaID:
288202 
Scientific:
Acropora exquisita 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > exquisita (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1971 
Occurrence:
Australia, Central Pazific, Christmas Islands, East China Sea, Fiji, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 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:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-07 21:47:31 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

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Characters: Colonies are compact thickets of variable shape, with delicate upright branches. Sub-branches are mostly perpendicular to main branches. Axial corallites are very exsert.

Similar Species: Acropora microphthalma and A. copiosa, which have coarser branches and larger corallites. See also A. parilis, A. pectinatus, A. kirstyae and A. gomezi.

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