SCRATCHnDENT Acropora Palmata - Elkhorn Coral #01401
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These corals have flaws that may include but are not limited to the below conditions. All Corals are aquarium safe and have been used in commercial and retail quarantine systems to brighten up displays and add habitat. These corals are subject to excessive flashing, air bubbles, pulled or rolled edges/tips, short pours and/or color variances. Some corals my float and will require a weighted base. Some corals may arrive drilled with a mounting peg installed. Some may be drilled with no peg installed and just the hole. We will provide mounting pegs and mounting instructions if requested.
20 x 5 x 23.5
This species forms the largest colonies of all Acropora (commonly 4 meters across, 2 meters high, with bases 0.4 meters thick) with parallel, obliquely inclined, very thick tapered branches. Branches are horizontally flattened towards their extremities. Corallites are tubular and irregular in length. Axial corallites, if formed at all, are indistinct.
Common Color: Tan or pale brown with white axial corallites.
Habitat: Shallow outer reef slopes exposed to wave action.
Abundance: Usually common and conspicuous.
Similar species: Acropora prolifera