Pink Anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)

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Pink Anemonefish

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Pink Anemonefish

Amphiprion perideraion

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.0 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

3-5 years

Family

Pomacentridae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Pink Anemonefish, Pink Skunk Clownfish, Salmon Clownfish, White-Maned Anemonefish, Whitebanded Anemonefish, False Skunk Striped Clownfish

Additional scientific names

Amphiprion perideraeus, Amphiprion peridaeraion, Amphiprion rosenbergi, Amphiprion rosenbergii, Amphiprion amamiensis


Origin

Western Pacific: Gulf of Thailand and Cocos-Keeling in the eastern Indian Ocean to Samoa and Tonga, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef, and New Caledonia.

Sexing

These are hermaphroditic Clownfish. They are monogamous, and host an anemone with one large female, a smaller male and several juveniles. If the female is removed, the male will change sex and one of the juveniles will become the new functioning male.

Tank compatibility

Peaceful

Diet

Omnivorous

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Reef tank

Behaviour

Mixes well

Identification

Similar to the Skunk Clownfish, but the body has more of a pinkish tinge, and there is a slender vertical white bar just behind the eye.

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