Fire Clownfish

the fish profile

Fire Clownfish

This species 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) Origin of this fish 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. So 1 specimen requires at least 600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 93 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 have 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Fire Clownfish, picture no. 1

Fire Clownfish, picture no. 2

Fire Clownfish, picture no. 3

Related fish profiles in the databaseRecommended reading
By Exotic Aquariums

Feel free to share your experiences regarding keeping Amphiprion ephippium below. Every message will be held for approval by our moderators. It usually takes 24 hours to publish your comment. Before you ask anything, browse the questions page, please.

Leave your name below, please.

Leave your email below, please. We will not publish it at all. See our privacy policy for this purpose, please. Once your comment is reviewed and published, you will receive a notification email.

Leave your comment below, please. Use correct English, please! Slang or too many misspellings will cause deletion.

Document modified on Fri Mar 11 13:04:15 UTC 2011
Document created on Sun Dec 2 20:53:41 UTC 2007
How to cite this page? Use the following HTML:

"Fire Clownfish." Sun Dec 2 20:53:41 UTC 2007.

Aqua-Fish.Net. Sat Sep 30 7:13:29 UTC 2023

edit this page or create a new fish profile