Three-Banded Anemonefish

the fish profile

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) Origin of this fish 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. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is 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 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.

Three-Banded Anemonefish, picture 2

Three-Banded Anemonefish, picture 3

Three-Banded Anemonefish, picture 4
Sponsored links

Related fish profiles in the databaseRecommended reading
By Exotic Aquariums

Feel free to share your experiences regarding keeping Amphiprion tricinctus 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 Sat Sep 27 7:31:16 UTC 2008
Document created on Mon Dec 3 9:45:17 UTC 2007
How to cite this page? Use the following HTML:

"Three-Banded Anemonefish." Mon Dec 3 9:45:17 UTC 2007.

Aqua-Fish.Net. Wed Oct 16 4:46:13 UTC 2019

edit this page or create a new fish profile