Skunk Clownfish (Amphiprion akallopisos)

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Skunk Clownfish

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Skunk Clownfish

Amphiprion akallopisos

Moderate

170.344 liters
170,343.53 mL
170.3 Litres (45 US G.)

12.7 cm 10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.5

295.372 K
22.222 °C
531.67 °R
297.039 K
23.889 °C
534.67 °R
22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

4-5 years





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Additional names

Skunk Clownfish, Orange Skunk Clownfish, Skunk Anemonefish, Skunk Striped Anemonefish, Nosestripe Anemonefish, Western Skunk Anemonefish, Whitebacked Clownfish

Additional scientific names

Amphiprion akallopisus, Phalerebus akallopisos


Origin

Sexing

These are hermaphroditic Clownfish. They are monogamous, and host an anemone with one large female, a smaller male and several juveniles. If the female is removed, the male will change sex and one of the juveniles will become the new functioning male.

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Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Typical oval shaped Clownfish body. Orange body, white caudal and dorsal fins, yellow pectoral and anal fins, and a bold white line running from the nose, down the spine, to the tail, giving the fish its name.

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