ORA® Captive-Bred Onyx True Percula Clownfish

Greek Name: Amphiprion percula

$59.85

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6 in stock

This ORA® Captive-Bred Onyx True Percula Clownfish is in the reefs in Papua New Guinea, and is hard to come across in the market. This is a gorgeous species of clownfish that has classic patterns of orange, black and white.

It is believed that the ORA® Captive-Bred Onyx True Percula Clownfish is best kept in an aquarium that is 30 gallons or more that has plenty of rocks. They can develop relationships with the following kinds of anemones: Carpet (Stichodactyla sp. ), Sebae (Heteractis crispa), Bulb (Entacmaea quadricolor), or Ritteri (Heteractis magnifica). Be sure that the lighting system and your aquarium are able to meet the requirements for the anemone that is in it prior to including one in your aquarium.

It is believed that the Captive-Bred Onyx True Percula has additional advantages over species that are wild-harvested. One of them is that this Captive-Bred Clownfish is very hardy and is more accustomed to the conditions in home aquariums. It is the perfect choice for beginners as well as experienced aquarists. This ORA® Captive-Bred Onyx True Percula Clownfish can be kept alongside other clownfish that are captive-bred, when introduced to the aquarium in the same way.

The Percula Clownfish is among the most popular “starter” fish that are suitable for breeders of saltwater fish. They typically spawn within the vicinity of the host anemone. The fry are small after hatching, and require to be fed natural copepods or rotifers to stay alive.

In the wild, Percula Clownfish are omnivores. They eat a diverse diet of mysis and vitamin-enriched brine shrimps, as well as good flake food.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1-1/2″

Care Level

Moderate

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

ORA® Captive-Bred Onyx True Percula Clownfish Info

Black Onyx True Percula Clownfish originate out of the coral reefs in Papua New Guinea. They are extremely difficult to locate on the market and are an exquisite variety of clownfish. They are characterized by traditional patterns of black, white, and orange.

This Black Onyx True Percula Clownfish requires an aquarium that is 30 gallons along with lots of rock. Make sure your lighting system and aquarium can meet the requirements for the anemone that is hosting it prior to including it in the aquarium.

Like several other clowns, is bred in aquariums and is among the most popular “starter” fish used by saltwater breeders. They usually reproduce within the vicinity of their host’s anemone base.

 

Diet

In the wild, the Percula Clownfish is an omnivore. Provide a variety of diets vitamin-rich brine shrimp, and premium flake food.

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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