The Platinum Clown can be a nearly all-white Amphiprion percula with a sensational appearance. The Platinum Percula is usually an impressive white variation of the Percula Clownfish. These striking fish usually do not exhibit any of the unique striping characteristics of the species. Instead, they are usually continuously white from check out a tail. As Platinum’s mature, they’ll develop beautiful dark fins that really stick out against the white body and orange encounter.
The Percula Clownfish (Amphiprion percula) carefully resembles the Ocellaris Clown(A. ocellaris) of “Finding Nemo” fame. Both have a shiny orange coloration and three white stripes with dark margins. Percula Clownfish possesses wider dark margins to the white bands because they mature; these margins may ultimately extend to cover the majority of the orange in the fish’s body, especially in people from some geographic areas like Papua/New Guinea. Captive-bred fish generally have less black even while adults and are almost similar to Ocellaris Clownfish; younger folks are almost indistinguishable between your two species.
THE REAL Percula Clownfish are among the hardiest and easiest marine fish to improve. They are generally mistaken with the Ocellaris Clownfish. Accurate Percula Clownfish have darker dark shading around their white barring. The vivid orange coloration and character makes this fish a preferred for many home aquariums. Fairly hardy, the Percula Clownfish could be kept in groups. Nevertheless, one individual will ultimately deminate the group and choose on the subordinates. Clownfish tend to be admired when seen hosting within an anemone. Clownfish and Anemones don’t need each other to be able to survive or live happily. Because Anemones need intense lighting and an extremely stable environment in a more developed reef aquarium, it is better to choose sponsor that will require lesser maintenance for the clownfish.
ORA Gold Nugget Maroon Clownfish makes a large debut at Aquarama 2013
Aquarama 2013 brought some true specialties to Singapore just like the Gold Nugget Maroon Clownfish from ORA; they are among the coolest platinum clowns we’ve ever noticed. Your body is covered with genuine white color except for the facial skin and fin which continues to be deep maroon, rendering it look even more appealing to the clowns lover. Nevertheless, these Premnas maroon clownfish will ultimately turn gold being that they are descendant of gold bar and gold flake maroon clownfish.
Clownfish will gladly eat a varied diet including meaty foods such as frozen mysis shrimp, finely chopped raw shrimp, and commercially prepared preparations for herbivores, flake and pelleted food. Color enhancing foods will keep the vibrant colors.
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons
Care Level: Easy
Reef Compatible: Yes
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 3″
Color Form: Black, Orange, White
Compatibility: View Chart