Fire Clownfish

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Fire Clownfish

This fish is known as Fire Clownfish and the correct latin name is Amphiprion ephippium. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) It's origin is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Very peaceful species. Recommended for raising due to it’s size.

Fire Clownfish can grow up to 5 cm what is approximately 1 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 93 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks 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 easy to keep the Fire Clownfish. (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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Fire Clownfish, picture no. 1

Fire Clownfish, picture no. 2

Fire Clownfish, picture no. 3

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Document modified on Fri Mar 11 13:04:15 UTC 2011
Document created on Sun Dec 2 20:53:41 UTC 2007
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