Common Clownfish

Common Clownfish

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Amphiprion ocellaris

Due to variations within
species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate
size range may also vary between individual specimen

Care Level: Easy

Temperament: Peaceful

Color Form: Black,
Orange, White

Diet: Omnivore

Reef Compatible: Yes

Water Conditions: 72-78?
F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025

Max. Size: 3"

Origin: Captive-Bred

Family: Pomacentridae

Minimum Tank Size: 20
gallons

 

The Captive-Bred Ocellaris Clownfish has unique
advantages over wild-harvested species. For one, the Captive-Bred Ocellaris
Clownfish is very hardy and more accustomed to conditions found in home
aquariums. Therefore, it makes a great choice for novices and seasoned
aquarists alike. The Captive-Bred Ocellaris Clownfish can also be kept with a
variety of other captive-bred clownfish, if introduced into the aquarium at the
same time.

 

The Captive-Bred Ocellaris Clownfish is also easy to
breed in the home aquarium. The females will be the largest of the pair and the
two fish will usually stay close to each other in the aquarium. The
Captive-Bred Ocellaris Clownfish is an egg layer and will deposit the eggs on a
flat surface and defend the eggs from other tankmates. The eggs will normally
hatch in 6-11 days depending on the water temperature. The fry must be reared
in a separate aquarium on a diet of rotifers followed by baby brine shrimp.

 

This Clownfish is an aggressive eater. It will accept
most meaty foods and frozen herbivore preparations.