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ORA® Captive-Bred Misbar Percula Clownfish

Greek Name: Amphiprion percula

$21.99

The ORA® Captive-Bred Misbar Percula Clownfish can be found lacking their caudal stripe, or a center stripe is not complete and could have a missing head stripe. Misbar Percula Clownfish occur naturally and are located in conjunction with anemones that inhabit the coral reefs that are found in Oceania as well as the Indo-Pacific along with on the Great Barrier Reef. They can be seen in groups or more frequently in small groups or in pairs within an Anemone. Captive-Bred Misbar-Percula Clownfish typically are predominantly white and orange in their early years. As the fish grows older, the black areas between white stripes get darker with age.

It is believed that the Misbar Ocellaris Clownfish is often mistaken for that of the Misbar Percula Clownfish. If you’re not experienced with both fishes, it is difficult to tell them between them. Misbar Percula is a very vibrant orange, whereas Misbar Ocellaris Misbar Ocellaris tends to be more darkly colored. This Misbar Percula Clownfish also has more of a black outline than the white stripes on its body. The stunning colors and their likable personalities make them excellent fish to add to aquariums with reefs.

It is believed that the ORA® Captive-Bred Misbar Percula Clownfish possess a distinct advantage over species that are wild-harvested. The Captive-Bred Misbar Percula Clowfish is extremely hardy and familiar with the conditions of home aquariums. This makes it the perfect choice for newbies and experienced aquarists.

Captive-bred clownfish are simple to breed in your home aquarium. Females are usually the biggest of the two, and the two fish are likely to remain close to one another within the aquarium. These fish are egg-layers and lay eggs on a flat surface and protect eggs from tankmates. The eggs usually hatch within 6 to 11 days, depending on the temp. The fry need to be raised in a separate tank with a diet consisting of baby brine shrimp and rotifers.

In the aquarium, it will readily eat all meaty and herbivore-based preparations.

Be aware that The Captive-Bred ORA Misbar Percula Clowns are completely white and orange. As they mature they will turn dark black in between their white stripes.

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

 

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Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Black, Orange, 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

30 gallons

Description

About the ORA® Captive-Bred Misbar Percula Clownfish

The Perculas usually lack their caudal stripe or have an unfinished center stripe. Sometimes, they might have a head bar that isn’t complete. The dark pigmentation begins to appear at the mid-section of their body as they age.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small