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Goniastrea aspera


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lexID:
1902 
AphiaID:
207467 
Scientific:
Goniastrea aspera 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Goniastrea (Genus) > aspera (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Verrill, ), 1866 
Occurrence:
Cambodia, Wallis and Futuna, Tokelau, Northern Mariana Islands, Tuvalu, Djibouti, Mozambique, Sudan, Jordan, Mayotte, Eritrea, Israel, Kiribati, Myanmar, Arabie-saudite, Australie, barrière de récif, Chine, Comores, Egypte, Fidji, golfe d'Aden, île de Guam, île Maurice, îles de Cook, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, Inde, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar, Malaisie, Mer Rouge, Micronésie, Nauru, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Samoa, Samoa américaines, Seychelles, Singapour, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:51:32 

Husbandry

Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are massive to encrusting. Corallites are angular in shape and have thick walls. Long and short septa generally alternate. Paliform lobes are well developed in colonies from turbid water but may be absent in colonies from exposed habitats.

Similar Species: Goniastrea edwardsi, which has similar skeletal structures but is much smaller. See also Favites pentagona and F. halicora.



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Husbandry know-how of owners

Roli_79 am 09.12.09#2
Mein Tier fährt nachts Tentakel in der länge von ca. 15cm aus. Aufgepasst Nachbartier.
zakk am 13.06.08#1
Leuchted Grün, als hätte sie eine Batterie im allerwärtesten.

Sehr schön & robust was die Wasserwerte betrifft.
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