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Acropora aculeus


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lexID:
621 
AphiaID:
206991 
Scientific:
Acropora aculeus 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Bottlebrush Acropora 
Category:
Steenkoralen SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > aculeus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Tuvalu, Madagascar, Micronesia, Wake Atoll, Northern Mariana Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Philippines, the Society Islands, the Seychelles, Indonesia, Taiwan, Tokelau, Comores, Vietnam, Mauritius, Nauru, Australia, Palau, Fiji, Solomon Islands, India, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Timor, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Malaysia, Mozambique, East Africa, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Pitcairn Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Singapore, Tansania, Tonga, Réunion , Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia, Samoa, Sulawesi, Togean Islands, Kiribati, Vanuatu, Marschall Islands, Myanmar, Eastern Indian Ocean, Djibouti, The Ryukyu Islands, Guam, Somalia, Cambodia, Thailand, Amerikaans-Samoa, Andamanensee, Indische Oceaan, Japan, Strigocuscus eilanden, Westelijke Indische Oceaan 
Sea depth:
5 - 35 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, 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:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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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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