Clown Fish

Appearance-size: Ocellaris this edition has a orange body color with three white vertical stripes on the body and black tips on the fins. In nature can reach up to 10 cm, but in the marine aquarium rarely grow more than 5-7 cm

Habitat: Anemonae fish live on coral reefs depth up to 15 m in the waters of the Eastern Indian ocean and Western Pacific ocean. In the natural environment of the coral reef, and marine aquariums anemonae fish exist in symbiosis with Actinia (sea anemones) Heteractis magnifica, Stichodatyla gigantean and Stichodatyla mertensii.

Compatibility with reef aquarium: Clown Ocellaris is a peaceful fish, not aggressive to other fish, not touching corals and invertebrates, so it’s perfect for all kinds of marine aquariums.

Aquarium volume: the Recommended volume tank of 80 litres, but in practice, these fish are kept in pairs in small aquariums with a volume of 30L where they feel good if you maintain good water quality.

Contents: Bright color and good-natured temper make this kind Lubimtsev marine fish coral reef. We are caught in the wild of specimens of a mixed reputation in terms of survival, reared in captivity, specimens are almost always live well in a marine aquarium. Ocellaris can contain groups, but one individual will begin to dominate gradually and can begin to oppress others, especially if space and shelter are limited.

Rarely become aggressive towards other species of clowns. This edition ocellaris protandric hermaphrodite: all the young fish are males, and living in a couple or family one of the individuals is experiencing a radical restructuring of the reproductive system and becomes a female.

Temperature 24°C – 27°C. In marine aquariums often come into symbiosis with Actinia gorgeous, giant carpeted Actinia and carpeted Actinia Mertens.

Feeding: This species of clowns to the unpretentious food like most other types of clowns. This edition ocellaris omnivorous and takes to eat a varied diet of marine products such as frozen mysids, Artemia, finely chopped tablespoons uncooked shrimp, frozen mix for herbivores, flake food, algae. You need to feed at least 2 times a day.

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