Taxonomic ClassificationPhylum: CnidariaClass: AnthozoaSubclass: HexacoralliaOrder: ScleractiniaFamily: AgariciidaeGenus: PavonaSpecies: CactusDescription: Pavona Cactusis predominantly formed from foliar colonies with polyps on both faces / leaves. Some species are incrustant, laminar or massive. They present small and shallow coral, interconnected by deep sects.
Coloring: Green with shades of yellow.
Similar Coral: Leptoseris, Coscinarea, AgariciaAggression: Of medium aggression in the chemical contention.Habitat: ReefTemperature: 23 – 28°C pH: 8.0 – 8.5Water hardness: 8 – 10 °dH Density: 1.022 – 1.025Tips for breeding: Easy breeding animals can adapt and acclimatise without difficulty.
P.Cactus has a very rapid growth, reaching bunches with many petals.
It has been found that in captivity many species tend to extract their polyps even during the day.Feed: Fitoplancton, Zooplancton, Reef Snow, light thanks to the Zooxantelle and get food like all the corals, from fish excrement.Lighting: Strong Position in the tank: Average height.Diffusion: Red Sea and Indian Ocean to the Eastern Pacific
Water flow: Average / Strong
Resistance: Quite resistant Coral, with a thin skeleton sensitive to the action of aggressive invertebrates.Difficulty: EasyReproduction: Reproduction occurs by fragmentationExtinction risk: Vulnerable
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