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Cyphastrea chalcidicum

Cyphastrea chalcidicumis commonly referred to as Stony corals. Difficulty in the aquarium: Średnio trudny. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
1671 
AphiaID:
207415 
Scientific:
Cyphastrea chalcidicum 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Koralowce twarde LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Cyphastrea (Genus) > chalcidicum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forskål, ), 1775 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Średnio trudny 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:27:02 

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Description: Colonies are encrusting to massive, with a tendency to form columns. Corallites are usually widely spaced and conical, with clearly alternating costae which are easily visible underwater. There are 12 primary septa.
Color:
Usually uniform brown, green or cream with corallite walls and calices of contrasting colours.
Habitat: A wide range of reefs, also rocky foreshores of subtropical locations.
Abundance: Common, but less so than C. serailia.
Similar Species: Cyphastrea serailia.


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