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Species Name: Acropora humilis

Authority: (Dana, 1846)

Common Name: Purple/Pink Acropora

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean: Great Barrier Reef, New Guinea

Natural Environment: Inhabits exposed upper reef slopes and reef flats

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). Has a cluster dome-like growth. Some specimens are mostly a cherry-red color. Requires the best possible lighting and excellent water movement/surges.

Purple/Pink Acropora (Acropora humilis) Photo Credit:Bob Fenner

Photo Credit: Bob Fenner


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