Barrier Reef Anemonefish

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Barrier Reef Anemonefish

This species is known as Barrier Reef Anemonefish and the correct latin name is Amphiprion akindynos. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This species is peaceful.

Barrier Reef Anemonefish can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Barrier Reef Anemonefish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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