13 Types of Clownfish Species for your Aquarium

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Finding Nemo was released in 2003, but the world had been familiar with clownfish for decades before then. They are a saltwater aquarium favorite that adds color and spice to many setups since they became popularly known as “the fish” among aquarists AGES ago! If you don’t have any experience keeping these little guys at home yet – check out our list below of some neat varieties on offer from around 12 different species…

1 Common-Clown-ish

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Thanks to Disney, these fish Surge in popularity and are most likely comprised of vibrant orange bodies outlined on each fin with three vertical stripes across their face middle portion as well as tail section; they’re omnivores that only requires about 20 gallons of water but can live up for much more if cared properly! These little guys require very little maintenance, making them great candidates, even newbie aquarium keepers who want their pets.

2 Alla-rd's Clown-fish

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The two white stripes wrap evenly, sectioning this fish into thirds, so you know when to feed it because any more than just one will feel lonely without its friend by his side – for these little guys, mature adults reach roughly 5 inches long from head bout/tail length combo (if he has both).

3 Cinna-monn- Clown-fish

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Cinnamon Clowns can be found in brackish water and freshwater but prefer to live on soft Woody Algae (such as Fissidens). They also enjoy eating vegetable matter such around rocks where there’s some shelter from predators; snails make excellent food sources for these curious omnivores!

4. Clar-kii Clown-fish

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The clarkii is a beautiful, bright-colored fish that will make any tank stand out. These omnivores are also reasonably aggressive towards other inhabitants but can be socialized with time and care. They require at least 30 gallons in size to swim happily; however, this small amount of water may not seem like enough space for your favorite pet! The average lifespan spans around 14 years, so long as they receive proper care from their owners throughout this period.

5. Mar-oon- Clown-fish

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The maroon clownfish is an attractive-looking little guy.These guys generally live about seven years, with some reaching up to nine or ten in captivity – but like all things related to aquariums, there’s always idiosyncrasies that may vary between individuals, so you’ll need to take my word for it!

This creature needs space: 55 gallons minimum per specimen will do nicely as long as they’re happy enough–this aggressive Goldie might argue otherwise during the breeding season, however.

6 Oman Clownfish

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The Oman clownfish, a pale orangish-brown fish with two bold white stripes around its forehead and down the middle (hence why they’re called “clown”), is one of the largest species in that category. They average 6 inches long; though these can change depending on how big their tank happens to be at home – as well as any other factor like what type of food was readily available for this particular individual when it first hatched out into life awake but still without somewhere safe and stable built around itself yet being able enough so swim free from danger should things turn ugly again if necessary. Oh! And keep an eye open, too, because those fins could cut loose sometimes while schooling.

7 Pink- Skunk –Clown-fish

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They have an even, relatively shallow dorsal fin that runs down their spine, and they do not possess any of the typical aggression of other saltwater fish such as barracuda or sea bass (although who knows what your pet might get up to?). Their diet includes both meaty foods like prawns and vegetarian options such as mussels! If you find one in captivity, it will typically live for about 21 years, while wild-collected specimens can only survive around 13 – 14 years. This is mainly because these animals originate from tropical areas where there isn’t always enough food available year-round; however, this difference between captive-born versus caught.

8 Saddleback Clownfish

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The saddleback clownfish has some fascinating markings and colors.The classic white strap behind its head is also present in these fish- so much so it may be mistaken for one at first glance!

It’s important to note, though; this species has some traits that make them difficult tankmates or even food choices. You should look out if your new addition appears aggressive towards other aquarium inhabitants–it likely won’t respect you as a leader once mature sizes are reached because there could quickly end up being more than 30 gallons required just by itself.

9 Seb-ae- Clown-fish

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There are two vertical white stripes—one just behind the head and another toward its back end; they also have a splash of bright color on their faces to make them stand out in an aquarium full of various other water creatures! These omnivorous fish grow up around six inches as adults but need at least 30 gallons for proper care (including dosing it once every week). With tiring effort, you can live 12 years if you keep them well-fed (and safely), without depleting all resources from their environment too quickly as some previous owners had done before me!. It’s generally easy enough that even beginners would enjoy taking ownership over.

10 Three-band Clownfish

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The three-band clownfish is a hardy fish that can get up to five inches in adulthood. They have dark brown bodies with an orange face and fins, making them perfect for beginners who want something less complicated than the diamond danio or bristlenose plecostomus (which both need at least 30 gallons). Even though this omnivore needs more space than most community dwellers do, it’s nothing newbies should worry about if their tank has plenty of room!

11 Toma-to- Clown-fish

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They get their name from how they resemble tiny tomatoes with a singular white stripe just behind an eye that is typically bright or dark red in coloration, depending on what individuals possess. These fish can grow up to five inches long during adulthood but need at least 30 gallons of water per individual if you want them healthy enough for life span estimates of anywhere between 2-15 years!

12 True Percula Clownfish

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The true percula clownfish is much more whimsical than the false variety. It can also have thick black patches on its body, which gives it an otherworldly appearance that would be difficult to attain with another type of fish or even inanimate object! As adults, these little guys are only about three inches long, so they require a tank at least 30 gallons larger than themselves just for optimum living conditions—which means you won’t see them any time soon if your requirements don’t meet up with this high demand.

13 Red- Sea- Clown-fish

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They have tiny bodies with big eyes, making them stand out from their cousins that are more average-sized or larger than they are. The adults can range between orange-yellow colors but also come in tan shades as well! What makes these guys unique, though? It’s all about those black markings on each fin: an outward display for protection against predators who might be eyeing this tasty meal up close and personal at any moment (we’re looking forward to finding out how many different types there could potentially end up being!). These little omnivores live peacefully alongside other tank residents–but only if you provide enough room, so both species don’t bump heads.

Clownfish: Final Thought

Clownfish indeed come in all sorts of exciting hues, temperaments, and sizes. If you don’t want the long-term commitment for your tank hobby, then there are fish available who live just one or two years before they die off; however, if 20+ year lifespan is more to what you’re looking forward to (especially considering their price tag), keep reading!

I think this article does a good job explaining why someone might choose one type over another – not only visually but also based on compatibility with other inhabitants like plants/inverts, etcetera within an aquarium setup. It provides some information about how vital water quality can be when maintaining these types.

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