Category:Clownfish

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The Clownfish, made popular by the film Finding Nemo, belong to the family Pomacentridae or Damselfish. They are known for hosting Anemones and being immune to their poisons. Many species of Clowns will breed readily in captivity and this should be encouraged rather than collecting from the wild to supplement demand for the pet trade.

Complexes

There are five complexes (six if you include the Maroon Clownfish, which belongs to the genus Premnas. The others belong to Amphiprion) the percula, tomato, skunk, clarkii, and the saddleback complexes.


Common Name Species Name Image Difficulty Maximum Size Tank Size
Chagos Clownfish Amphiprion chagosensis A, chagosensis 2.jpg Easy 3.5 in 20 gal
Cinnamon Clownfish Amphiprion melanopus Amphiprion melanopus.jpg Moderate 5 in 30 gal
Clark's Anemonefish Amphiprion clarkii Amphiprion clarkii-998.jpg Moderate 15 cm 30 gal
Maroon Clownfish Premnas biaculeatus Premnas biaculeatus3487.jpg Moderate 17 cm 35 gal
McCulloch's Clownfish Amphiprion mccullochi Amphiprion mccullochi.jpg Easy 5 in 30 gal
Ocellaris Clownfish Amphiprion ocellaris Ocellaris.jpg Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Orangefin Anemonefish Amphiprion chrysopterus Amphiprion chrysopterus-9265.jpg Moderate 17 cm 35 gal
Percula Clownfish Amphiprion percula Amphiprion percula-667.jpg Moderate 3 in 20 gal
Pink Anemonefish Amphiprion perideraion Pinkanemonefish-2914.jpg Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Red Anemonefish Amphiprion rubrocinctus Amphiprion rubrocinctus.jpg Moderate 12 cm 30 gal
Saddleback Clownfish Amphiprion polymnus Amphiprion polymnus8439.JPG Moderate 13 cm 30 gal
Skunk Clownfish Amphiprion akallopisos Amphiprion akallopisos-3296.jpg Moderate 5 in 45 gal
Three Stripe Clownfish Amphiprion tricinctus Amphiprion-tricinctus56.jpg Moderate 4 in 30 gal
Tomato Clownfish Amphiprion frenatus Tomatoclownf.jpg Easy 5 in 30 gal
Wide-Band Anemonefish Amphiprion latezonatus Amphiprion latezonatus-9029.jpg Moderate 14 cm 55 gal
Yellow Clownfish Amphiprion sandaracinos Amphiprion sandaracinos8573.jpg Moderate 14 cm 30 gal

Pages in category "Clownfish"

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