Q:

How much does a clownfish weigh?

A:

Clownfish typically weigh around 250 grams and are 4 to 6 inches long. Male clownfish are significantly smaller than females. A clownfish at birth is gender neutral, meaning it is neither male nor female.

Clownfish have the capability to change their gender. If a female clownfish dies or is removed from a tank, the most dominant male will change into a female. In a home aquarium, a young clownfish can make the change from juvenile to male, to female, in as little as one month. Clownfish feed mostly on tiny invertebrates and have a lifespan of five years.


Is this answer helpful?

Similar Questions

  • Q:

    What is a tomato clownfish?

    A:

    The Tomato Clownfish is a member of a group of five anemonefish known as the Tomato complex. The Tomato Clownfish is one of the largest members of the complex with females growing to be over five inches in length. On average, females are roughly half an inch longer than males.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some clownfish enemies?

    A:

    Enemies of clownfish include eels, sharks and large fish. Humans are the biggest threat to clownfish, as people catch them for use in fish tanks and aquariums.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Where do clownfish live?

    A:

    Clownfish, also called anemonefish, live in the warm waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans, the Red Sea and the Great Barrier Reef. These fish have a symbiotic relationship with anemones, which are slow-moving invertebrate animals that look like flowering plants. Clownfish never venture far from their anemone partners.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore