Ocellaris Clownfish - Amphiprion Ocellaris

Ocellaris Clownfish - Amphiprion Ocellaris

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Ocellaris Clownfish - Amphiprion Ocellaris

Product Description:

The Ocellaris Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris), also known as the Common Clownfish or False Percula Clownfish, is one of the most popular and iconic marine fish in the aquarium hobby. Known for its striking orange body with white bands outlined in black, the Ocellaris Clownfish is not only visually appealing but also easy to care for, making it a favorite among both novice and experienced aquarists.

Key Features:

1. Iconic Appearance: The Ocellaris Clownfish features a vibrant orange body adorned with three distinctive white bands, each edged in black. Its bright colors and bold patterns make it an instantly recognizable and attractive addition to any marine aquarium.

2. Hardy and Easy to Care For: This species is known for its hardiness and adaptability, thriving in a variety of tank conditions. It is an excellent choice for beginners and seasoned aquarists alike.

3. Peaceful and Social: The Ocellaris Clownfish is peaceful and can be kept in community tanks. It forms symbiotic relationships with anemones but can also thrive without one.

4. Reef Safe: This clownfish is reef safe and will not harm corals or invertebrates, making it an ideal addition to reef aquariums.

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: A minimum tank size of 20 gallons is recommended to provide ample space for swimming and exploring.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C), pH between 8.1-8.4, and salinity at 1.020-1.025 specific gravity.

  • Diet: The Ocellaris Clownfish is an omnivore and should be fed a varied diet including high-quality marine flakes, pellets, frozen mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, and finely chopped seafood.

  • Aquarium Setup: Provide a well-decorated tank with live rock and plenty of hiding spots. While not necessary, hosting anemones can enhance their natural behavior and provide additional shelter.

  • Tank Compatibility: Suitable for community tanks with other peaceful or semi-aggressive fish. Avoid housing with aggressive species to prevent stress and bullying.

  • Difficulty: Easy, making it an ideal choice for beginners and experienced hobbyists.

Maximum Size: The Ocellaris Clownfish grows up to 3.5 inches (9 cm) in length.

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