Maroon Clownfish – Premnas biaculeatus
Species Name: Premnas biaculeatus
Synonyms: Premnas epigrammata, P. gibbosus, P. semicinctus, P. unicolor
Common Names: Maroon Anemonefish, Maroon Clownfish, Spinecheek Anemonefish
Max.Size: 16cm / 6.3 inches
Origin: Eastern Indian Ocean to Western Pacific
Temperament: Aggressive – one of the most aggressive clownfish species.
Company: Should not be kept with other Clownfish or small species.
Aquarium Setup: Premnas biaculeatus is a great candidate for a reef tank environment. Tank should not be small than 45 gallons and should include some caves. This fish will host readily in a Bubbletip Anemone.
Food: Should be fed a varied diet that includes mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, as well as herbivore flakes. Should be fed at least 2 times a day.
Breeding: These fish are highly sexually diamorphic. Pairs will mate in home aquaria.
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