ORA® Captive-Bred Black Storm Clownfish

Greek Name: Amphiprion ocellaris var.

$179.95

4 in stock

This ORA® Captive-Bred Black Storm Clownfish is an individual designer clownfish that has its origins in an evolutionary mutation that was discovered in the process of selective breeding. The ORA Captive-Bred black Storm Clownfish has an over-exaggerated pattern, with a white body and eyes of dark black. The adorable “white panda pattern” is further enhanced by beautiful black patterns expressed in random shapes, which ensures every fish is an individual.

The ORA Black Storm Clownfish does best in an aquarium that is at 20 gallons or greater and with lots of rock. It can be a symbiotic partner with the following anemone species: Carpet (Stichodactyla Sp. ), Sebae (Heteractis crispa), Bulb (Entacmaea quadricolor), or Ritteri (Heteractis magnifica). Although it is true that the ORA Black Storm Clownfish is not dependent on 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 prior to adding one in your aquarium.

Captive-Bred Clownfish such as that of ORA The Black Strom Clownfish possess distinct advantages over the wild caught species. First, they are extremely durable and familiar with the conditions of the aquariums of homes. Thus, this ORA Black Storm Clownfish is the perfect choice for newbies as well as experienced aquarists. ORA Black Storm Clownfish can be kept in conjunction with many other species of captive-bred clownfish when introduced to the aquarium in the same way.

This ORA Black Storm Clownfish, as well as other clownfish that are captive-bred can be bred within the aquarium at home with ease. It is among the most commonly used “starter” fish that are suitable for breeders of saltwater fish. Females are the bigger of the two and the two fish typically stay close to one to each other in the aquarium.

The ORA Black Storm Clownfish can be described as an egg-laying fish. It typically lays eggs onto a smooth surface near the the host anemone. It will also protect the eggs from tankmates. The eggs usually hatch within 6 to 11 days, depending on the temp. The fry should be kept in separate tanks with a diet consisting of Rotifers, and then the baby brine shrimp.

The ORA Captive-Bred Clownfish is an Omnivore that requires both meaty and non-meaty food items along with some greens to supplement their diet. High-quality marine flake foods that is rich in spirulina algae along with frozen and freeze-dried foods are widely accepted.

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

 

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Black, White

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

Captive-Bred, ORA®

Family

Pomacentridae

Minimum Tank

20 gallons

Description

General information regarding Black Storm Clownfish

The Black Storm Clownfish are produced by combining two species: a Black Storm male and a Black Snowflake female.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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