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Acropora digitifera


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lexID:
1749 
AphiaID:
207045 
Scientific:
Acropora digitifera 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Steenkoralen SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > digitifera (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, New Caledonia, Great Barrier Reef, Palau, Indonesia, the Seychelles, Jordan, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Sudan, Coral sea, Marschall Islands, Cook Islands, Myanmar, French Polynesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Pitcairn Islands, India, Samoa, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Kiribati, Tonga, Thailand, Malaysia, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Micronesia, Fiji, New South Wales, Papua New Guinea, Guam, The Ryukyu Islands, Indo Pacific, Western Australia, Singapore, Cambodia, Tuvalu, Taiwan, Réunion , Mauritius, Djibouti, Nauru, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Northern Territory, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Vanuatu, South-Africa, Comores, Tokelau, (the) Maldives, Mozambique, Flores, Niue, Philippines, Hong Kong, Solomon Islands, Israel, Wallis and Futuna, Somalia, Kenya, Tuamoto Islands, Tansania, Madagascar, Australia, Mayotte, Amerikaans-Samoa, China, Egypte, Indische Oceaan, Japan, Rodrigues, Westelijke Indische Oceaan 
Sea depth:
0 - 12 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, zoöxanthellen / licht 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Niet voor 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:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-28 18:38:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

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Characters:

Colonies are upright or prostrate tangles of branches up to one metre across. Branches are thin and delicate. Axial corallites are long and tubular. Radial corallites are mostly small and tubular to pocket-shaped with sharp edges.

Similar Species: Acropora filiformis. See also A. kirstyae, which has thicker branches and corallites with rounded edges

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