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Acropora aculeus Bottlebrush acropora


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lexID:
621 
AphiaID:
206991 
Scientific:
Acropora aculeus 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Bottlebrush Acropora 
Category:
Stony Corals SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > aculeus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Comores, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Togean Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wake Atoll, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 35 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Dissolved inorganic substances, Dissolved organic substances, 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:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-28 12:50:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Similar Species: Acropora elegantula. See also species forming irregular corymbose plates, especially A. latistella and A. subulata. These species are readily differentiated by colony shape, clearly formed axial corallites, and tubular and appressed radial corallites.



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Husbandry know-how of owners

Christian T. am 29.05.06#1
Ist bei mir sehr empfindlich auf Fadenalgen. Sonst einfach zu haltende SPS.
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