Orangefin Anemonefish (Amphiprion chrysopterus)

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Orangefin Anemonefish

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Orangefin Anemonefish

Amphiprion chrysopterus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

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

5-8 years

Family

Pomacentridae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Orangefin Anemonefish, Orange-Finned Clownfish, Bluestripe Clownfish, Two-Banded Anemonefish


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

This clownfish is typically aggressive towards other Clownfish in a tank. Due to this face the fish should not be housed in a tank less then 114 Litres (30 US G.) or with another Clownfish.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

A host anemone is not required however Entacmaea quadricolor, Heteractis crispa, or a bulb anemone will help the fish to acclimate.[1]

Behaviour

Aggressive towards other Clownfish.

Identification

This fish has a reddish brown base colour with two light blue stripes running vertical down its body. One strip is typically behind its eye and the other down the middle of its body. Additionally the tail typically looks light blue.

Pictures

References

  1. Orange-Finned Clownfish Veterinary & Aquatic Services Department, Drs. Foster & Smith

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