Montipora venosais 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: 1770 AphiaID: 207139 Scientific: Montipora venosa German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > venosa (Species) Initial determination: (Ehrenberg, ), 1834 Occurrence: , Eritrea , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate , Kuwait , Sudan , Djibouti , Hong Kong (the) Maldives, Admiralty Islands, American Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Caroline Island, China, Comores, Cook Islands, Coral sea, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Territory (Australia), Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Rodriguez, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, the Cargados Carajos Shoals, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Yemen Sea depth: 0 - 30 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-12-17 20:19:23
Last edit: 2019-03-28 19:19:38
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Characters: Colonies are massive. Corallites are a mixture; some slightly exsert, others foveolate (funnel-shaped). Tuberculae and papillae are absent.
Colour: Usually pale brown or blue (which may photograph purple).
Habitat: Most reef environments.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Wallace (1984). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991), Nishihira and Veron (1995).
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