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Acropora efflorescens Stony Coral


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lexID:
2319 
AphiaID:
430642 
Scientific:
Acropora efflorescens 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > efflorescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
10 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 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) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-28 18:46:01 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Characters: Colonies are extensive flat plates which are solid except towards the perimeter which usually consists of highly fused irregular branches. They may exceed 2 metres across. Rare !

Similar Species: Acropora clathrata, which has less fusion of branches and inclined radial corallites. See also A. branchi.

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