Anzeige
Fauna Marin GmbH Fauna Marin GmbH Aqua Medic aquariOOm.com Tunze.com

Translation in process
We're updating the page. There might be some translation errors. Sorry about that ;-)

Acropora cytherea Staghorn coral


Profile

lexID:
1708 
AphiaID:
207095 
Scientific:
Acropora cytherea 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Staghorn Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cytherea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Sudan, Djibouti, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Cambodia, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Coral sea, East Africa, Egypt, Fiji, Flores, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Aden, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Rodriguez, 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 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, Yemen 
Sea depth:
3 - 25 Meter 
Size:
up to 13.78" (35 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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-15 16:19:22 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

From AIMS: Acropora cytherea
Characters: Colonies are wide flat tables which are usually thin and finely structured. May become thick and robust in turbulent environments. Fine upward projecting branchlets have exsert axial corallites. Radial corallites are short, with open calices. Tentacles are frequently extended during the day.


For more Infos click to AIMS:

Pictures

Commonly

1
1
1

Husbandry know-how of owners

0 husbandary tips from our users available
Show all

Discussion

Last comment in the discussion about Acropora cytherea

Last comment in the discussion about Acropora cytherea