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Dendronephthya hemprichi

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lexID:
5847 
AphiaID:
213027 
Scientific:
Dendronephthya hemprichi 
German:
Hemprichs Bäumchenkoralle, Stachelige Prachtkoralle 
English:
Red Soft Tree Coral 
Category:
Мягкие Кораллы 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Nephtheidae (Family) > Dendronephthya (Genus) > hemprichi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Klunzinger, 1877 
Occurrence:
Египет, Красный море, Мальдивские острова 
Size:
bis zu 150cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, Планктон 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Для опытным аквариумистам 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Dendronephthya acaulis
  • Dendronephthya aculeata
  • Dendronephthya agaricoides
  • Dendronephthya alba
  • Dendronephthya albogilva
  • Dendronephthya alcocki
  • Dendronephthya alexanderi
  • Dendronephthya amaebisclera
  • Dendronephthya ambigua
  • Dendronephthya andamanensis
 
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Created:
Last edit:
2013-08-07 18:43:40 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Dendronephthya hemprichi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Dendronephthya hemprichi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Dendronephthya hemprichi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Klunzinger, 1877

A azooxanthellate octocoral, that need continuous inflow of plancton.

The coral is offen host of the copepod Enalcyonium ciliatum Stock, 1972.

Colour: red, yellow, blue, green and purple.

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Last comment in the discussion about Dendronephthya hemprichi

AndreLuty am 21.03.17#2
Eine D. hemprichi ist auch unter D. harberi von Alexander Semenov abgebildet.

beste Grüße

Andre´

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