True Percula Clown

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True Percula Clown

This species is known as True Percula Clown and the correct latin name is Amphiprion percula. It belongs to the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

These fish may be aggressive.

True Percula Clown can grow up to 8 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 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). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the True Percula 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.

True Percula Clown, picture number 1

True Percula Clown, picture number 2
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