Three-Banded Anemonefish

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Three-Banded Anemonefish

This fish is known as Three-Banded Anemonefish, Maroon Clownfish and the correct latin name is Amphiprion tricinctus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

These Clowns are peaceful towards other fish in the aquariums.

Three-Banded Anemonefish can grow up to 12 cm what is approximately 4 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1440cm2 of water surface which is approximately 223 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 not very difficult to keep the Three-Banded 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.

Three-Banded Anemonefish picture

Thanks to Kenneth Leonard for the pictures. Copyright Ken Leonard.

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Three-Banded Anemonefish, picture 3

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