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Species Name: Acropora microphthalma

Authority: (Verrill, 1859)

Common Name: Staghorn

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean to East Coast of Africa

Natural Environment: Upper reef slopes and also in turbid water and sandy lagoons

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). A stout branching form of Acropora found in turbid waters, and fairs well under a wide array of circumstances.

Staghorn (Acropora microphthalma) Photo Credit:dynamicecomorphology.com

Photo Credit: dynamicecomorphology.com


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