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Species Name: Acropora millepora

Authority: (Ehrenberg, 1834)

Common Name: Plate Acropora

Range: Indo-Pacific Ocean

Natural Environment: Shallow reef flats, and sometimes in lagoons and upper reef slopes

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 74 to 83°F (23 - 28°C). Exhibits a plate-like growth with short shout upward growing columns. Those found near the surface are quite colorful, with bright pink/green a common color. Requires strong lighting and excellent water movement

Plate Acropora (Acropora millepora) Photo Credit:Didier Bitsch

Photo Credit: Didier Bitsch


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