variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image
provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen
Care Level: Easy
Color Form: Maroon,
Reef Compatible: Yes
Water Conditions: 72-78?
F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 6"
Minimum Tank Size: 30
The Captive-Bred Lightning Maroon Clownfish, no two
individuals look the same. As these fish mature their coloration and patterns
will intensify, become darker and may change.
Maroon clowns are well known for their intense coloration
and oversized fins as well as their confident disposition.
Captive-bred clownfish are very hardy and durable fish
making them a perfect addition for the novice or seasoned aquarist. In general,
Maroon Clownfish are the most territorial of all clownfish species. Maroon
Clownfish are very sensitive to elevated levels of copper, and should never be
exposed to levels near or above .15.
Captive bred clownfish are easy to breed in the home
aquarium. The females will be the largest of the pair, and two fish will
usually stay close to each other in the aquarium. These fish are egg layers and
will deposit the eggs on a flat surface, and defend the eggs from other tank
mates. The eggs will normally hatch in 8-11 days depending on the temperature.
The fry must be reared in a separate aquarium on a diet of rotifers then baby
The Maroon Clownfish diet consists of meaty items such as
frozen shrimp and herbivore preparations.
Do not move the Maroon Clownfish with a net as its cheek
spines will become entangled. Use a specimen container if capture is necessary.