Care Level: Easy
Color Form: Black,
Reef Compatible: Yes
Water Conditions: 72-78?
F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.023-1.025
Max. Size: 3"
Minimum Tank Size: 20
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
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.