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Montipora peltiformis


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lexID:
589 
AphiaID:
207180 
Scientific:
Montipora peltiformis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Velvet Coral 
Category:
Stenkoraller - SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > peltiformis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Occurrence:
Comores, Tuvalu, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Saudi Arabia, Kiribati, Tansania, Midway Islands, Djibouti, India, Somalia, Réunion , Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Yemen, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Mozambique, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Eritrea, Vietnam, Mayotte, Amerikanska Samoa, Amiralitetsöarna, Australien, Barriärrevet, Cargados Carajos, Fiji, Filippinerna, Hawaii, Indiska Oceanen, Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnstonatollen, Julöarna, Kenya, Kina, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldiverna, Marschallöarna, Mauritius, Nya Kaledonien, Palau, Papua Nya Guinea, Röda Havet, Rodrigues, Ryukyuöarna, Salomonöarna, Seychellerna , Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
0 - 50 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellen / Ljus 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
4 - Medelsvår 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
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:
2017-12-21 17:14:28 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Montipora peltiformis
Bernard, 1897

Similar Species: Montipora turtlensis, which has a very similar range of growth-forms but distinctive corallites. See also M. efflorescens and M. stilosa.

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