The ORA® Captive-Bred Naked with Dots Ocellaris Clownfish displays a modicum of modesty with charming cheek spots where the head bar would normally be located. These attractive captive-bred clownfish not only add uncommon visual interest to your aquarium but also play an important role in conserving the natural reef environment.
Captive-bred clownfish have unique advantages over wild-harvested species. For one, captive-bred clownfish are very hardy and more accustomed to conditions found in home aquariums. Therefore, it makes a great choice for novices and seasoned aquarists alike. Captive-bred clownfish can be kept with a variety of other Captive-bred clownfish, if introduced into the aquarium at the same time.
Captive-bred clownfish are easy to breed in the home aquarium. The females will be the largest of the pair, and the two fish will usually stay close to each other in the aquarium. Captive-bred clownfish are egg layers and will deposit the eggs on a flat surface and defend the eggs from other tankmates. The eggs will normally hatch in 6-11 days depending on the water temperature. The fry must be reared in a separate aquarium on a diet of rotifers followed by baby brine shrimp or calunus.
Captive-bred clownfish are omnivores, requiring both meaty foods as well as some greens in their diet. A high quality marine flake foods, rich in spirulina algae, as well as freeze-dried and frozen foods are readily accepted.
Approximate Purchase Size: 1-1/4” to 2”