Amphiprion chagosensisis commonly referred to as Chagos anemonefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 350 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3741 AphiaID: 212776 Scientific: Amphiprion chagosensis German: Chagos Anemonenfisch English: Chagos Anemonefish Category: Clownfishes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Amphiprion (Genus) > chagosensis (Species) Initial determination: Allen, 1972 Occurrence: Endemic species, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 10 - 25 Meter Size: up to 4.33" (11 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) Food: Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Cyclops, Daphnia salina, Fish eggs, Fish larvae, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Krill, Living Food, Lobster eggs, Mysis, Pellets Tank: 76.99 gal (~ 350L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2011-06-01 08:27:09
Last edit: 2020-07-27 13:08:14
Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Amphiprion chagosensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Amphiprion chagosensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Amphiprion chagosensis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Primarily found in seaward reef slopes, but occasionally on lagoon reefs and reef tops.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pomacentridae (Family) > Amphiprioninae (Subfamily) > Amphiprion (Genus)
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