Scientific Name Amphiprion melanopus
Other Name(s) Red and Black Clownfish; Fire Clownfish
Care Level Novice
Young with 2-3 white bars; adults with one white to pale blue bar. Bodies from deep orange to red and black. Pelvic and anal fins darken to black with age. Captive-bred clownfish can survive without a host anemone but do require a small structure for a sense of security. With proper care these fish can live for 20 – 30 years.