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Also known as the Rose Skunk Clown and Maldives Anemonefish.
Add a new treasure to your saltwater aquarium with a Nigripes Clownfish. This shy little clownfish will delight you when it darts from its hiding place to snag food or defend its territory. Its wobbly swim is an endearing quality that will make this clownfish for sale a joy to have.
The Nigripes Clownfish is found only in Maldives and Sri Lanka, making this clownfish for sale quite a unique aquatic specimen. The Nigripes has a rust-orange body and a single white stripe behind its eyes. Some variations of this fish also have a black belly and black rear fins. The bright color of the Nigripes makes it enjoyable to watch as it darts around the tank. When you purchase clownfish like the Nigripes, you will get to watch your shy fish become more curious as it get used to its new environment.
In the wild, clownfish coexist with anemones. The anemone provides the clownfish with protection and food scraps, while the clownfish uses its bright colors to lure food to the anemone. The clownfish will also protect the anemone from some predators.
Before you purchase clownfish, make sure you prepare your aquarium accordingly. Clownfish, including the Nigripes Clownfish, need lots of hiding places to feel safe and secure. Experienced aquarists should consider adding live rock and corals in the tank or possibly a host anemone that is compatible with the Nigripes. The Nigripes, like other clownfish for sale, is a territorial fish. It may feel stressed if other clownfish or similar looking fish live in its environment. When you decide to purchase clownfish, make sure your Nigripes will fit in well with your existing aquarium community.
Internet Price: $32.99
Reef Safe: Yes
Native To: Maldives
Adult Size: Up to 4.5"
Temperature: 72 - 78°F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4; dKH 8-12
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Amphiprion nigripes
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