The Captive-Bred True Sebae Clownfish, also known as Seba's Anemonefish, is black with wide white stripes and an orange head. The anal fin is yellow, and it has a white to yellow tail. The true Sebae differs from the Sebae Clownfish in the color of the main body being black instead of brown. The True Sebae, Misbar, true to its name is Misbarred.
A 30 gallon or larger aquarium is desirable as is a host anemone such as Bubbletip Sea Anemone (Entacmaea quadricolor). Captive-Bred True Sebae Clownfish are very hardy and durable fish making them a perfect addition for the novice or seasoned aquarist. The Captive-Bred True Sebae Clownfish is a good candidate for a reef aquarium. If introduced to the aquarium at the same time, many varieties of captive-bred clowns can be maintained together in the aquarium.
Captive-Bred clownfish are easy to breed in the home aquarium. The females will be the largest of the pair, and two fish will usually stay close to each other in the aquarium. These fish are egg layers and will deposit the eggs on a flat surface, and defend the eggs from other tank mates. The eggs will normally hatch in 6-11 days depending on the temperature. The fry must be reared in a separate aquarium on a diet of rotifers then baby brine shrimp.
The Captive-Bred True Sebae Clownfish will eat almost anything it is fed, but the diet should include meaty food items such as chopped shrimp and herbivore preparations.
Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 3/4" to 1-1/4"; Medium: 1-1/4" to 2"