Mauritian Anemonefish

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Mauritian Anemonefish

This species is known as Mauritian Anemonefish and the correct latin name is Amphiprion chrysogaster. It belongs to the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A peaceful species.

Mauritian Anemonefish can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 279 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Mauritian 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.

It’s origin is Mauritius exactly.

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