Bonnet Clownfish (Amphiprion leucokranos)
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfish)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 7 to 33 ft. Size: 3.5 in. Jumps: No Space: 20+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Aggressive
Diet: Planktonic copepods, algae, benthic crustaceans, bristle worms, hydroids
Natural History: The Bonnet Clownfish is found on fringe reefs, wallowing in the tentacles of its host anemone. Its hosts include Heteractus crispa, Heteractis magnifica, and Stichodactyla mertensii. This species is observed singly most of the time, often in association with other species of clownfishes.
Husbandry: The Bonnet Clownfish is a rare fish in the aquarium trade. It is more delicate than most of the clownfish species. It will likely have a greater chance of thriving if a host anemone is present in its tank.
AKA: Whitebonnet Anemonefish
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