Tomato Clownfish: Care Information


Tomato Clownfish are very beautiful saltwater fish, but they can be more aggressive with age and grow to about 5 inches long. The tank raised Tomato Clown fish are hardier than wild caught.

These adult clownfish are brilliant orange-red with a single white band behind the eyes.

Tomato Clownfish Information

  • Temperament: Semi-aggressive
  • Reef Safe: Yes
  • Diet: Omnivore
  • Adult Size: Up to 5′
  • Tank Size: 30+ gallons
  • Care Level: Easy

Tomato clownfish tank mates? They work better with larger or semi-aggressive fish because of their size and temperament. You can place them with Tang fish.

Feeding your tomato clownfish? You can feed your fish up to 3 times a day if you want. Brine shrimp and flake food are great. Provide a varied diet with live food, frozen food.

How to breed tomato clownfish?

Get a pair of tomato anemonefish wait until they mature and change sex. With the correct nourishment & environment, it’s not unusual for a pair to begin spawning within months.

Tomato Clownfish Anemone Fish Video
Tomato Clown Fish Laying Eggs
The Tomato clownfish are a little different because it only has one white stripe. There bodies are a red to reddish black in color. In the wild they can grow up to 5-5.5 inches but a tank raised tomato will usually grow to around 3-4 inches. If you can make sure you get a tank raised clownfish that way it is less likely to have any disease that could make you tank sick.As with all the clownfish mixing them or having more than one or two is not a good idea.

They are semi-aggressive fish, which means they will defend there spot in the tank against almost all odds. Even if you introduce them at the same time they have been know to fight other clownfish. Like all clownfish they do live in anemones in the wild. But when they are in a home tank they don’t need one. If you are able to keep an anemone alive and thriving in a home tank the tomato clownfish will love to call it home.The tomato is an omnivore, this means that they like both animal and plants in there diets.

For them to keep up there color you need to feed a various diet. They will eat live, frozen and even flake foods. Make sure you feed them a varied diet so they stay healthy and their bright color stay bright.