Cinnamon Clownfish – Amphiprion melanopus
Species Name: Amphiprion melanopus
Synonyms: A. arion, A. monofasciatus, A. verweyi
Common Names: Cinnamon Clownfish, Red and Black Anemonefish
Max.Size: 4.7 inches / 12cm
Environment: Reef, Depth 1-18m
Origin: Western and South Pacific
Temperament: Aggressive towards other clownfish and more passive tankmates
Company: Larger more bellicose species
Aquarium Setup: Minimum 30 gal (114L) 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. Has been bred in captivity. Captive bred specimens are very hardy fish.
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