Chagos Clownfish (Amphiprion chagosensis)

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Chagos Clownfish

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Chagos Clownfish

Amphiprion chagosensis

76 Litres (20 US G.)

7.6-8.9cm (3-3.5 ")


8.1 - 8.4

21.1-29.4°C (70 -85 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-8 years



Additional names

Chagos Clownfish, Chagos Anemonefish

Origin[edit | edit source]

Found only in the geographically isolated Chagos archipelago, with a report of the northern Red Sea.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are smaller than females.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will take most kinds of marine food including live foods such as krill and flake.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

A spacious tank with hiding places is required.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Mixes well with nonagressive species

Identification[edit | edit source]

Typical oval Clownfish shape. The Chagos Clownfish has an orange-brown body with two vertical white bands behind its head, and down its middle, with brown shading its back.

Species Note[edit | edit source]

This fish is rare and not often found in the pet trade.

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