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Montipora samarensis Stony Coral


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lexID:
2105 
AphiaID:
287724 
Scientific:
Montipora samarensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > samarensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1967 
Occurrence:
Admiralty Islands, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Bunaken, Fiji, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 15 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:
Average 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-07 18:42:47 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Characters: Colonies are clumps of thin (up to 6 mm thick) branches which may be irregularly fused or form compact thickets.
Corallites are immersed in distinctive pits.




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