Tomato Clown

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Tomato Clown

This marine aquarium fish is known as Tomato Clown, Tomato Anemonefish and the correct latin name is Amphiprion frenatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

These fishes are aggressive and should not be kept with other specimens by newbies.

Tomato Clown 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. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 Tomato Clown fish. (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.

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

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