Amphiprion ocellaris (Cuvier, 1830)
Other Common Names:
False Clown Anemonefish.
Normally bright orange with three white bars, the middle one with forward-projecting bulge; bars have narrow black margins.
Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific.
To 3.5 inches.
Provide with plenty of hiding places and live rock growth for grazing on.
Minimum Tank Size Suggested:
Reef Tank Suitability:
Excellent fish for a reef tank environment.
Preferred Host Anemone Species:
Heteractis magnifica; Stichodactyla gigantea; S. mertensii. This fish also does fine without a host anemone.
Characteristics & Compatibility:
Gets along well with most other species, including other Clownfish.
Diet & Feeding: An omnivore which should have a varied diet including meaty food items and algae. A high quality marine omnivore flake food with these items can supply adequate levels of these nutrients. Feed 2 to 3 times per day.
Guides Fish Care Rating: 2 Stars