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Acropora anthocercis


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lexID:
2328 
Scientific:
Acropora anthocercis 
German:
Acropora anthocercis 
English:
Acropora anthocercis 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > anthocercis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, 1893) 
Occurrence:
Wallis and Futuna, Djibouti, Cambodia, Mozambique, Brunei Darussalam, Réunion , Kiribati, Nauru, Vietnam, Tuvalu, Comores, Saudi Arabia, Australia, Barriera corallina, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Indonesia, Isola di Cook, Isole Marshall, Isole Salomon, Madagascar, Maldive, Malesia, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Seychelles, Singapore, Sudafrica, Tailandia, Thaiti, Timor Est, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
5 - 10 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
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
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-28 18:48:03 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Following Infos are from AIMS Website:

Characters: Colonies are thick corymbose to encrusting plates. Branchlets are short and thick and may be almost encrusting where colonies are exposed to strong wave action. There are usually several axial or incipient axial corallites per branchlet.

Similar Species: Acropora anthocercis exposed to strong wave action is distinctive; colonies in more protected environments are more like other species including A. hyacinthus, which has smaller and less appressed radial corallites. Acropora willisae also has multiple axial corallites per branchlet but has tubular radial corallites not in a rosette. See also A. appressa, A. desalwii and A. parapharaonis.

For more Infos and pictures click to the Link to AIMs Website.

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Husbandry know-how of owners

Clepto am 23.11.07#1
Gehört zu den schönsten aber auch sehr seltesten Korallen die es bei uns im Handel gibt
ich habe mit ganz viel Glück vor einem halben Jahr eine davon bekommen ,und kann folgendes dazu sagen :
Braucht wie alle acro. viel Licht,sauberes Wasser, viel strömung und gute Wasserwerte
Wächst aber auch dann recht langsam ,bildet eine grosse Fußscheibe ,die grüne Farbe hat sie auch wenn die Wasserwerte nicht so gut sind !Ist aber nicht für Anfänger geeignet!

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