Ocellaris Anemonefish

Species information for the Ocellaris Anemonefish, in the Clowns category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Amphiprion Ocellaris

    COMMON NAME - Ocellaris Anemonefish, (False Clown Anemonefish, False Percula Clownfish)

    SIZE - 3.5" (9 cm)

    RANGE - Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Feed a varied diet of frozen and live marine fare for carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores. Feed min. 2 times a day.



    CAPTIVE CARE - Select captive bred for hardiness, with adequate space and hiding places can be kept in groups, usually not aggressive towards other anemonefish, will associate with the following anemones: Heteractis Magnifica, Stichodactyla gigantea, S. Mertensii, will also do fine in captivity without a host anemone.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 17, 2014
    jhnrb, Feb 22, 2009