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Acropora

Acropora granulosa

(Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860)

Plating Acropora Coral

Likely Reef Tank Suitable

Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable

Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean: Widespread.

Natural Environment: Inhabits protected reef slopes and usually seen at depths between 50 to 130 feet (15 - 40 m).

General Husbandry: See Acropora aculeus for suggested aquarium husbandry.

Taxonomy:

    Kingdom: Animalia

    Phylum: Cnidaria

    Class: Anthozoa

    Subclass: Hexacorallia

    Order: Scleractinia

    Family: Acroporidae

    Genus: Acropora

FYI: Generally in the wild has a flattened bowl shape and is overall a cream/tan color, yet also may be somewhat grey or pale blue with branch tips often pink, sometime yellow.

Cultured specimens exist in the trade that exhibit bright colors, therefore ask under what PAR conditions it was grown in so you may continue to see it maintain its health/colors!

 Acropora granulosa (Plating Acropora Coral)
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