Clown Fish

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INTRODUCTION:

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Clown fish or anemone fish  are fishes from the subfamily Amphiprioninae in the family Pomacentridae. Thirty species are recognized,one in the genus Premnas ,while the remaining are in the genus Amphiprioninae. In the world they all form symbioticmutualism with sea anemones. Depending on species, Clown fish are overall yellow,orange,or a reddish or blackish color,and many show white bars or patches.

 

BODY STRUCTURE:

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Bright orange with three distinctive white bars,clown anemone fish are among the most recognizable of all reef-dwellers.They reach about 4.3 inches in length,and are naed for the multicolored sea anemone in which they make their homes. 

Clown fish perform an elaborate dance with an anemone before taking up residence,gently touching its tentacles with different parts of their bodies until they are acclimated to their host.A layer of mucus on the Clown fish skin makes it immune to fish eating anemones lethal sting.In exchange for safety from predators and food scraps,the clown fish drives off intruders and preens its host,removing parasites.

TYPES OF BREED:

1. Ocellaris clown fish

2.Black and White clown fish

3.True Percula clown fish

4.Maroon clown fish

5.Yellow stripe clown fish

6.Tomato clown fish

7.Cinnamon clown fish

8.Clarkii clown fish

9.Akindynos clown fish

10.Saddleback clown fish

GROOMING:

Clown fish are variety of hardy and fun species of saltwater fish that can add a touch of whimsy to your tank.They are easy to care for and don’t require a huge aquarium ,which makes them an ideal option for beginner marine aquarists.

Ocellaris clown fish ,with their bright orange bodies and three distinct white stripes,are one of the most popular types of this fish.Many other types of clown fish exist and can make wonderful aquatic pets.They come in varying shades of yellow,orange,red and black and usually have light bars or patches.

BEHAVIOUR:

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CO2 in the ocean acts like alcohol on fish,leaving them less able to judge risks and prone to losing their senses.The intoxication adds to the threats that global warming and ocean acidification pose to marine ecosystems.

Around 2.3 billion tonnes of human-caused CO2 emissions dissolve into the worlds oceans every year,turing the water more acidic.

PROPER CARE:

The first thing many people want to know is how large of an aquarium is needed to keep clown fish.That really depends on a few factors,but clown fish will do well in tanks that are quite small.Nano tanks about 8-10 gallons are on the small end for the Ocellris clown fish but the fish will still do quite well in tanks that size.

They do not usually need a lot of room to swim like some fish do,as they will often swim up and down in a relatively small area much of the time.They will be even happier in small tank if they have a host.

HEALTH ISSUES:

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Ocellaris Clown fish will happily accept a wide variety of foods.Any quality flake or pellet food make for carnivores or omnivores will do just fine.They will benefit from a varied diet.Mixing in some frozen foods or even live foods will kept your clown fish happy and healthy for years.

 

PRICE:

Clown fish price is around $21.01 to $35.0.

 

 

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