1. Home

Clownfish Profiles

By

Also commonly named Anemonefish, Clownfish are members of the Amphiprioninae subfamily classified in the Pomacentridae or Damselfish family. Here is a collection of species photo, facts, information identification, characteristic, compatibility, feeding, aquarium care, and more profile information to learn about these fishes, as well as the host Sea Anemones they live with.

Black & White False Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris V.) Profile

Black & White Percula Clownfish
Photo by Stan & Debbie Hauter
Profile of the Black & White False Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris V.) which includes Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Cinnamon Clownfish (Amphirion melanopus) Profile

Mated Pair of Cinnamon Clownfish
Photo by Darryl Craig
A photo with identification, characteristics, feeding and diet, and other profile information about the Cinnamon (Red & Black, Fire) Clownfish (Amphirion melanopus).

Clark's Clownfish (Amphirion clarkii) Profile

Photo by Dan Dernbach
A Profile of the Clark's Clownfish (Amphirion clarkii), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

False Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) Profile

Photo by Rob Borycki
False Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris) Profile which includes Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Maroon Clownfish (Premnas biaculeatus)

A photo with identification, characteristics, feeding and diet, and other profile information about the Maroon Clownfish (Premnas biaculeatus).

Orange Skunk Clownfish (Amphiprion sandaracinos) Profile

Michael Jensen
Does best if kept in pairs with a host anemone. Large females can be rather aggressive towards closely related, as well as similar species as noted above. Not unusual for wild-collected specimens to be prone to...

Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion percula) Profile

Percula Clownfish
Photo by Brad Read
Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion percula) Profile which includes Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Red Saddleback or Fire Clownfish

Fire or Red Saddleback Clownfish - Amphiprion ephippium
Photo © Debbie and Stan Hauter
This fish is ideal for a reef tank. If there is not a host anemone available, it may wallow in the tentacles of the Toadstool coral or large-polyped stony corals.

Pink Skunk Clownfish (Amphipirion perideraion) Profile

Photo by Jim Shaffer
A Profile of the Pink Skunk Clownfish (Amphipirion perideraion), including Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

Saddleback Clownfish (Amphiprion polymnus) Profile

Saddleback Clownfish
Photo by Mitchell Davis
A Profile of the Saddleback Clownfish (Amphiprion polymnus), including: Scientific Name, Other Common Names, Identification, Distribution, Average Size, Habitat, Minimum Tank Size Suggested, Reef Tank Suitability, Preferred Host Anemone Species, Characteristics & Compatibility, Diet & Feeding, Guides Fish Care Ratings and Buy Direct links.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.