Leptoseris amitoriensisis commonly referred to as Stony coral, Sunray Lettuce Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 450 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Leptoseris amitoriensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Leptoseris amitoriensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Leptoseris amitoriensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are tiers or whorls of broad fronds with fluted edges. Corallites are widely spaced and are approximately in rows parallel to the frond margins. They are small and superficial becoming smaller towards the frond margins.
Colour: Pale to dark brown.
Habitat: Lower reef slopes protected from wave action. It can form large fields.
This species is found from 15-30 m.