True Ocellaris Clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris, is commonly found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Clownfish, also known as Anemonefish, are omnivores that will eat a wide variety of prepared and frozen foods. Brine Shrimp are a favorite treat of these amusing little fish. Clownfish have gained a high level of popularity in the saltwater hobby because of their hardiness and abundance of personality. They will form shoals in the home aquarium with the two dominant fish becoming a pair. The largest Clown is typically the terminal female, the next largest the male, and the others remain juveniles. Tank-raised specimens are typically considered extremely hardy and they adapt better to the home aquarium than wild-caught specimens. Host Anemone recommendations can be found by clicking on the detailed information link for this species.
Approximate Arrival Size for Clownfish:
Small: .75 to 1.25 in.; Medium: 1.5 to 2.5 in.; Large: 2.5 to 4 in.
Host Anemone suggestions for Ocellaris Clownfish: Carpet, Ritteri, Sebae
Available from companies on our saltwater fish dealers page.