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Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish, Captive-Bred

Greek Name: Amphiprion ocellaris

$49.99

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The Captive-Bred Nearly Naive Ocellaris Clownfish is a unique shade of the popular Ocellaris Clownfish. Its name suggests that this particular variety is distinct from the standard Ocellaris Clownfish with its nearly naked appearance and absence of any white stripes or white bars that are found on the body. Contrary to the Captive-Bred Naked Clownfish which display a complete absence of white stripes or bars The Captive-Bred Nearly naked Ocellaris Clownfish shows a hint of modesty, with adorable cheek spots, where the head bar will normally be. The Captive-Bred Nearly naked Ocellaris clownfish could have tiny spots scattered across the body or head.

The Captive-Bred Nearly-Naked Ocellaris clownfish should be kept in an aquarium that is at minimum 20 gallons or more that has plenty of living rock. It could develop a symbiotic relationship the following species of anemones: Carpet (Stichodactyla Sp. ), Sebae (Heteractis crispa), Bulb (Entacmaea quadricolor), or Ritteri (Heteractis magnifica). Although the Captive-Bred Nearly naked Ocellaris Clownfish doesn’t require an anemone for its survival If you decide to house an anemone ensure that your lighting system and the aquarium can accommodate the requirements for the host anemone.

Captive-Bred Ocellaris such as the Captive-Bred Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish is superior to wild-harvested species. First, Captive-Bred Clownfish are extremely durable and more used to the conditions in aquariums that are used in homes. So, the Captive Bred Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish is an excellent choice for beginners and experienced aquarists alike. The Captive-Bred Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish is able to be kept in conjunction with many other clownfish that are captive-bred, when introduced to the aquarium in the same way.

The Captive-Bred Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish, as well as many other clownfish can be raised in the aquarium in a home setting with ease. It’s one of the most commonly used “starter” fish that are suitable for breeders of saltwater. Females will be more dominant of the two and the two fish generally stay close to each to each other in the aquarium.

The Captive-Bred Nearly-Naked Clownfish Ocellaris is an egg laying fish and usually lay eggs on flat surfaces or in close proximity to the bottom of an anemone host. It protects its eggs from tankmates. The eggs usually hatch within 6 to 11 days, depending of the temp. The fry should be kept in separate tanks eating Rotifers, and then the baby brine shrimp.

The Captive-Bred Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish is an omnivore that requires meaty and non-meaty foods along with certain greens to supplement their diet. A premium marine flake, high in spirulina algae along with freeze-dried and frozen food items are readily accepted.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1-1/2″ to 2-1/2″

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Blue, Orange, Tan

Diet

Omnivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4

Max Size

3"

Origin

Fiji, Tonga

Family

Pomacentridae

Minimum Tank

50 gallons

Description

Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish, Captive-Bred Information

The temperament and the needs for the Nearly Naked Clownfish are similar to the standard Ocellaris Clownfish. It’s relatively calm and tough. They do well in saltwater aquariums, with or without an anemone.


Diet of Nearly Naked Ocellaris Clownfish, Captive-Bred

Most clownfish are omnivores and will consume a variety of food. The diet of clownfish is comprised of crustaceans (such as amphipods and copepods) and polychaete worms, algae, as well as leftovers from eating anemones. Our captive-bred fish have been equipped to eat a range of diets for aquariums such as pellets and flake food and frozen Mysis shrimp and brine shrimp frozen.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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