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Amphiprion frenatus

Common name: tomato clown

Photo by Mark Rosenstein / Active Window Productions, Inc.

Photo by Brad Sim

Clownfish in a sebae anemone
Photo by Chris Newitt

This clownfish is often confused with A. melanopus, also commonly called a tomato clown. It is generally a brighter orange, and always has a black border on the white stripe.

In the wild they are only found in Entacmaea quadricolor, or bubble-tip anemones. In captivity they will bond with many long-tentacled Pacific anemones.

Males are smaller than females. Eggs have been laid in hobbyist tanks.

As they get older, they become more aggressive and the body gets darker (almost brown/black).

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