Pink Anemonefish (Amphiprion perideraion)

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Pink Anemonefish

Pink Anemonefish

Amphiprion perideraion

114 Litres (30 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")


8.0 - 8.5

22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

3-5 years



This animal is available captive bred

Additional names

Pink Anemonefish, Pink Skunk Clownfish, Salmon Clownfish, White-Maned Anemonefish, Whitebanded Anemonefish, False Skunk Striped Clownfish

Additional scientific names

Amphiprion perideraeus, Amphiprion peridaeraion, Amphiprion rosenbergi, Amphiprion rosenbergii, Amphiprion amamiensis

Origin[edit | edit source]

Western Pacific: Gulf of Thailand and Cocos-Keeling in the eastern Indian Ocean to Samoa and Tonga, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef, and New Caledonia.

Sexing[edit | edit source]

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.

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]


Diet[edit | edit source]


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Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Reef tank

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Mixes well

Identification[edit | edit source]

Similar to the Skunk Clownfish, but the body has more of a pinkish tinge, and there is a slender vertical white bar just behind the eye.

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