Red Saddleback Anemonefish

Species information for the Red Saddleback Anemonefish, in the Clowns category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Amphiprion Ephippium

    COMMON NAME - Red Saddleback Anemonefish (Fire Anemonefish)

    SIZE - 4.7" 12 cm)

    RANGE - Eastern Indian Ocean

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal. (114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Feed a varied diet of marine fare frozen or live for Carnivores, Herbivores, and Omnivores. Feed minimum 2 times a day.



    CAPTIVE CARE - An aggressive fish towards other anemone fish and smaller more passive tankmates, will fight amongst themselves, keep only one or a mated pair, keep with larger pugnacious tank mates, will associate with the Buttletip anemone (Entacmaea Quadricolor) and the Leathery Seal Anemone (Heteractis Crispa). Best to provide a host anemone otherwise this fish may decide to use a stony coral polyps with is not appreciated by the coral.

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