Sebae Clownfish (Amphiprion sebae)
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfish)
Natural Range: Indian Ocean, Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 7 to 114 ft. Size: 5.5 in. Jumps: No Space: 20+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Aggressive
Diet: Planktonic copepods, algae, benthic crustaceans, bristle worms, hydroids
Natural History: The Sebae Clownfish is found on turbid lagoons and coastal reefs, wallowing in the tentacles of its host anemone. Its is usually observed to host with Stichodactyla haddoni. One adult pair is often observed along with several juveniles on one anemone.
Husbandry: The Sebae Anemonefish is one of the more delicate clownfish species. Many Clark's Anemonefish are actually sold erroneously as Sebae Anemonefish. The Sebae Clownfish is less aggressive than its relatives and more likely to suffer from parasitic infections.
Reproduction: This species has been bred in captivity.
AKA: Sebae Anemonefish
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