Saddleback Anemonefish

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FAMILY - Pamacentridae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Amphiprion Polymnus

COMMON NAME - Saddleback Anemonefish (Saddleback Clownfish)

SIZE - 5.1" (13 cm)

RANGE - Eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 us Gal. (114 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet of marine fare for carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores. Feed min. 2 times a day.

AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 6

REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent

CAPTIVE CARE - Chose only captive bred for best success, wild caught may not acclimate to captivity, can be kept in small groups and are usually not aggressive towards tankmates. Usually does better if an anemone is present, will host Haddon's Sea Anemone (Stichodactyla Haddoni), adults and some juveniles may as in the wild share one anemone if the anemone is of proper size (large) and the tank is a larger system.

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