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Picasso Percula Clownfish, Captive-Bred
(Amphiprion percula)
Picasso Percula Clownfish, Captive-Bred Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.
Captive-Bred

Quick Stats

Minimum Tank Size 30 gallons
Care Level Easy
Temperament Semi-aggressive
Reef Compatible Yes
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size 3"
Color Form Black, Orange, White
Diet Omnivore
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Origin Captive-Bred - Indonesia, Captive-Bred - USA
Family Pomacentridae
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Overview

The Captive-Bred Picasso Percula Clownfish is an interesting and desirable variation of the Percula Clownfish. This fish is orange with irregularly shaped white patches outlined in black. This member of the Pomacentridae family is an excellent addition to almost any saltwater aquarium system.

Captive-bred fish have a unique advantage over wild-harvested species, as they are generally very hardy and more accustomed to conditions found in the home aquarium. Therefore, captive-bred fishes make a great choice for novices and seasoned aquarists alike.

The Captive-Bred Picasso Percula Clownfish is easy to breed in the home aquarium. The females will be the largest of the pair and the two fish will usually stay close to each other in the aquarium. Clownfish are egg layers and will deposit the eggs on a flat surface and defend the eggs from other tank mates. The eggs will normally hatch in 8-11 days depending on the water temperature. The fry must be reared in a separate aquarium on a diet of rotifers followed by baby brine shrimp.

This Clownfish is an aggressive eater. It will accept most meaty foods and frozen herbivore preparations.

Approximate Purchase Size: Medium: 1-1/4" to 1-3/4"

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