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Dendronephthya hemprichi

Dendronephthya hemprichiis commonly referred to as Red Soft Tree Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Solo per acquariofili esperti. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5847 
AphiaID:
213027 
Scientific:
Dendronephthya hemprichi 
German:
Hemprichs Bäumchenkoralle, Stachelige Prachtkoralle 
English:
Red Soft Tree Coral 
Category:
Coralli molli 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Nephtheidae (Family) > Dendronephthya (Genus) > hemprichi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Klunzinger, 1877 
Sea depth:
10 - 100 Meter 
Size:
70 cm - 150 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Solo per acquariofili esperti 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Dendronephthya acaulis
  • Dendronephthya aculeata
  • Dendronephthya agaricoides
  • Dendronephthya alba
  • Dendronephthya albogilva
  • Dendronephthya alcocki
  • Dendronephthya alexanderi
  • Dendronephthya amaebisclera
  • Dendronephthya ambigua
  • Dendronephthya andamanensis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-22 13:18:08 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Dendronephthya hemprichi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Dendronephthya hemprichi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Dendronephthya hemprichi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Klunzinger, 1877
A azooxanthellate octocoral, that need continuous inflow of plancton.

The coral is offen host of the copepod Enalcyonium ciliatum Stock, 1972.

Colour: red, yellow, blue, green and purple.

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