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Acropora forskali

(Ehrenberg, 1834)

Acropora forskali

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable

Range: Indian Ocean: Eastern Coast of Africa, Red Sea, Gulf of Aden and southwest and northern Indian Ocean.

Natural Environment: Inhabits shallow reef areas and usually seen at depths between 6 to 85 feet (2 - 25 m). Uncommon in the wild.

General Husbandry: Not normally collected for the trade.


    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Cnidaria

    Class: Anthozoa

    Subclass: Hexacorallia

    Order: Scleractinia

    Family: Acroporidae

    Genus: Acropora

FYI: Shown here for identification only.

Should it become available, see Acropora aculeus for suggested aquarium husbandry.

 Acropora forskali (Acropora forskali)
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