ORA® Captive-Bred McCullochi Clownfish

Greek Name: Amphiprion mccullochi



The ORA® Captive-Bred McCullochi Clownfish is among the most difficult to find fish in the aquarium market. It is due to the fact that the McCullochi Clownfish come from Lord Howe Island located off the coast of Australia in a zone that is not open to fishing. The McCullochi Clownfish is a stunning smokey coloration that ranges from deep brown to black. Its striking black color highlights the bright white tail as well as a single black headbar. The juveniles differ in appearance and display a browner hue and three head bar whi

The ORA® Captive-Bred McCullochi clownfish offers a distinct advantage over wild-harvested species. The clownfish that are captive-bred are tough and are more comfortable with the conditions that are common in home aquariums. This makes them an excellent choice for beginners as well as experienced aquarists. Captive-bred fish can be kept in conjunction with many other species of captive-bred clownfish in the event that they are brought into the aquarium simultaneously. This is especially important for the ORA Captive-Bred McCullochi clownfish since they are more aggressive than other species.

An aggressive eater The McCullohi Clownfish eats the majority of meaty food items and herbivore recipes.

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



Care Level




Color Form

Black, Tan, White



Reef Compatible


Water Conditions

72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025

Max Size



Captive-Bred, ORA®



Minimum Tank

70 gallons


ORA® Captive-Bred McCullochi Clownfish Info

McCullochi clownfish have a body that is black-brownish with vertical white bars on one side. The bars extend slightly beyond the eyes. The caudal fins and the snout are white in color. Juveniles are slightly lighter brown in color with three vertical white bars.


Diet of ORA® Captive-Bred McCullochi Clownfish

The majority of them feed on larval tunicates and copepods and algae. They also eat undigested food that they get from the anemones that host them.


Additional information


Large, Medium, Small

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