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Favites complanata


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lexID:
1756 
Scientific:
Favites complanata 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony corals 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > complanata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Australia, Barriera corallina, Coralsea, Maldive, Seychelles 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:49:18 

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Favites complanata (Ehrenberg, 1834)

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Characters: Colonies are massive with slightly angular corallites. Corallites have thick, rounded walls. Paliform lobes are weakly developed. Columellae are large. Septal spines may be prominent. Costae commonly form a three pointed star where three corallites adjoin.

Synonymised names
Astraea tesserifera Ehrenberg, 1834 (synonym)
Favia complanata Ehrenberg, 1834 (original combination, basionym)
Prionastraea tesserifera (Ehrenberg, 1834) (synonym)

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zakk am 08.11.08#1
Eine sehr ausdauernde Koralle.
Das sie ziemlich robust ist kann ich sagen, weil sie eine meiner ersten Korallen war (hat damals so einige "mini" Katastrophen unbeschadet überlebt).

Die "Plutoniumgrünen" Polypen sind der absolute Hammer.

Eine gute Einsteigerkoralle, die obendrein auch noch sehr schön ist.

Zu halten wie alle Favites, also nicht zu hell und ein wenig Strömung.
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