Brown Saddle Clown

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Brown Saddle Clown

This species is known as Brown Saddle Clown and the correct latin name is Amphiprion polymnus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Like other Clowns, this species might become aggressive.

Brown Saddle Clown can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Brown Saddle Clown fish. (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.

Only advanced fish keepers should keep Brown Saddle Clowns, because they may experience problems getting used to the new tank. Also this species is rarely found in pet stores.

Brown Saddle Clown, picture no. 1

Brown Saddle Clown, picture no. 2

Brown Saddle Clown, picture no. 3

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