The offspring of Acropora proximalis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Acropora proximalis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Acropora proximalis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Characters: Colonies branch irregularly forming compact thickets. Branches are fine (less than 3 mm diameter near tips) and mostly straight. They may be upright or prostrate. They may have no corallites on the undersurface. Axial corallites are small. Radial corallites are elongate and strongly appressed.
Colour: Grey or brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Common and may be a dominant species.
Similar species: Acropora insignis , Acropora parilis