Acropora hyacinthus is a coral that forms large, low, roughly circular tables or semi-circular brackets. It has a fairly variable form, mostly due to its very wide. PDF | On Jan 1, , Fumihito Iwase and others published Artificial breeding method of Acropora hyacinthus (Scleractinia, Cnidaria). original description (ofAcropora conferta (Quelch, )) Quelch, J.J. Report on the reef-corals collected by H.M.S. Challenger during the years

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Without intense light this coral is likely to loose its coloration. Rosette of radial corallites. Colonies are often tiered.

How do you guys get them situated on the rock like that? In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Colonies are wide flat plates and tables or tiered aggregations of small plates. The species looks similar to Acropora cytherea.


Crown-of-thorns starfish preferentially prey upon Acropora corals. It will require excellent water quality and flow to maintain its health in captivity.

Acropora hyacinthus. Corals of the World – Photos, maps and information about corals and reefs

Acropora hyacinthus Conservation status. Plates are usually solid towards the centre of large colonies.

ORA worked with the red planet for over 2 years before releasing that coral. Madrepora flabelliformis Milne Edwards, synonym? Jan 16, Messages: Draft saved Draft deleted. The radial corallites give the tips a rosette-like appearance.

I beleive it was my third try before I could finally get one to grow. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It was described by Nemenzo in Both conditions usually occur in the same colonies. It was the size of a basketball and started stning on me one day. Madrepora turbinata Dana, synonymy.

Acropora Hyacinthus

Axial corallites are distinct but not exsert. MikeBFeb 17, I have trouble keeping it green. Australian Institute of Marine Species.


You must log in or sign up to reply here. Acropora hyacinthus Dana, I got mine from a local who got it from Leishman. Acropora recumbens Brook, synonymy. Acropora Polystachus pectinata Brook, synonymy. Calcium, Alk, and Mag. Feb 12, Messages: Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Madrepora hyacinthus Dana, original combination, basionym. Dec 25, Messages: Views Read Edit View history.

With it being so fragile, I’m hesitant in ever touching it.

Is the red planet A. Veron and WallaceWallace Do you already have an account? Mine sure looks like one. Upper reef slopes and outer reef flats.

Ever since that happened I can’t get the tips blue again.