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Old 09-06-2011, 04:55 PM   #1
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Question Two different kinds of clownfish?

about 3 weeks ago I went to my LFS and bought a pair of ocellaris clownfish, both cute orange and white little guys, now one has grown bigger than the other (im assuming the bigger one is female) but the female has really dark color at the top and bottom of its body, but the male has remained the same.. could they have misidentified one of the fish? Or is this normal coloration when they get older?



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I wouldn't worry about. Are they twitching at eachother or anything?
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they look normal to me.
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they look about right to me. Some color up a bit different than the other so nothing to worry about. I don't see enough black on the one to say that it's a percula...
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I wouldn't worry about. Are they twitching at eachother or anything?
not really, they nip at eachother sometimes thats about it
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Sounds normal. There is variation within each species.
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The female gets bigger and darker in color than the male its not only normal but good sounds like they finished pairing up!
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