Three-Banded Anemonefish

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Three-Banded Anemonefish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Three-Banded Anemonefish, Maroon Clownfish and the correct latin name is Amphiprion tricinctus. It belongs to 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. So 1 specimen requires 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). 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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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