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Leptoseris foliosa Stony coral


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lexID:
1734 
AphiaID:
207286 
Scientific:
Leptoseris foliosa 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Leptoseris (Genus) > foliosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dinesen, 1980 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, Sudan, Kuwait, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Cambodia, China, Comores, Ecuador, Egypt, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Red Sea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Togean Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Yemen 
Sea depth:
12 - 30 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Possible 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)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-06-24 10:14:13 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Leptoseris foliosa are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Leptoseris foliosa, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Leptoseris foliosa, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Leptoseris foliosa
Dinesen, 1980

Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are laminar, either encrusting or in whorls or tiers, with or without radiating folds. Corallites are in irregular rows parallel to the margins. They are outwardly inclined, small and shallow. Columellae are conspicuous. Septo-costae are fine. Colour: Cream or brown, usually pale colours in the Red Sea.
For more Infos look to the Link to AIMS

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Leptoseris (Genus) > Leptoseris foliosa (Species)

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