Saddle Clownfish – Amphiprion ephippium
Species Name: Amphiprion ephippium
Synonyms: A. calliops
Common Names: Fire Clownfish
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfishes)
Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 4.7 inches / 12 cm
Origin: Eastern Indian Ocean
Temperament: aggressive towards other smaller clowns and smaller fish
Company: Best kept with larger more bellicose species
Aquarium Setup: 30gal Minimum tank with caves.
Food: Meaty foods such as Mysids, Brine Shrimp, Krill, and Plankton should be offered.
Breeding: Prefers to spawn on substrate and in caves. Anemone is not necessary for spawning.
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