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Old 11-29-2011, 05:42 PM   #1
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clownfish changing color

Hey guys I have a ocellaris clown that changed color drastically over the last 2 weeks. Its housed with another ocellaris (black) and was wondering if I should be worried at all, or if the change is due to maturing/trying to fit in. I have a picture attached. Its the 2nd day I had him and today. The color in the picture looks dull however it looks healthy in person, just a lot darker.

I got the clowns a little more than a month ago so they were both very young at the time. As of now the black one is showing signs of becoming the female/already is. Tank parameters are normal.
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:44 PM   #2
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Old 11-29-2011, 06:06 PM   #3
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mine changes color from lights off / lights on :T

but also, when my tank nearly crashed, my very yellow clarkii became darker ): and has never changed back :/ sorry cant help
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its not a light on/light off change. his new color remains consistant regardless. I did leave for a weekend and the lights were out of whack when i got back. as in the timers broke. but I doubt that couldve changed him that drastically. plus it happened over time.
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Pretty common and nothing to worry about.
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