Live Ocellaris Clownfish for Sale

Getting an ocellaris clownfish can add a splash of color and fun to your aquarium. The orange clownfish for sale are just like those you’ve seen in popular animated films. Other than their established career in Hollywood, these clownfish species have earned their place as one of the most popular saltwater fish pets.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ocellaris Clownfish

You can find clownfish for sale and all the supplies you’ll need to care for them at your neighborhood Petco Pet Care Center. Some Petco Pet Care Centers have a large selection of saltwater fish for sale, while others only have freshwater fish, so it’s best to contact your local store beforehand to confirm availability. At each Petco Aquatics Department, educated Petco aquatic specialists are available to answer questions you might have about clownfish for sale.

At Petco, we also have a vast array of other saltwater fish, including anthias, butterflyfish, lionfish, pufferfish, tangs and surgeonfish. See more details about orange clownfish for sale in our Live Saltwater & Marine Aquarium Fish store.

The number of ocellaris clownfish you should put in a tank is one or two. Clownfish love to pair off, so with three or four in an aquarium, two of them can make a pair and start to pick on the others. Find out more about creating an ideal environment for your new pets with our Saltwater Fish Guide.

Ocellaris clownfish are natural plankton pickers, eating individual zooplankton or phytoplankton such as copepods and tunicate larvae floating in the water column. They also eat algae from the reef surface or undigested food from their host anemones.

For your clownfish pet, encourage steady growth and long life by feeding them a large variety of fish food, including flake fish food, live meaty fish food, frozen fish food and some vegetables like spinach. It’s important to give this omnivorous clownfish species a varied diet.

For more details on clownfish care, check out our Clowns and Damselfish Care Sheet. And for all other supplies, here’s our guide for What to Buy Saltwater Fish.

On average, a clownfish is about 3-inches long and can grow up 4.3-inches.

The clownfish species live in warm bodies of water like the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. They find a home in anemones in sheltered reefs or lagoons. When you bring them home, they will live in a saltwater aquarium tank.