Every Gold Dot Maroon is a one-of-a-kind fish, as no two individuals look the same. As juveniles, these fish will display a brilliant dot somewhere between their three bands, almost like a drop of paint. As the fish mature, the dot will shift into hues of metallic gold.
Gold Dot Maroon clowns are well known for their intense colouration and oversized fins as well as their confident disposition. An adult sized Gold Dot Maroon with fully mature colouration is a remarkable centerpiece fish for any home aquarium. When pairing this species, it's typically best to have a dramatic difference in size between the individuals.
Captive-bred clownfish are very hardy and durable fish making them a perfect addition for the novice or seasoned aquarist. The Gold Dot Maroon Clownfish is a good candidate for a reef aquarium. In general, Gold Dot Maroon Clownfish are the most territorial of all clownfish species. Gold Dot Maroon Clownfish are very sensitive to elevated levels of copper, and should never be exposed to levels near or above .15ppm.
The Gold Dot Maroon Clownfish females will be the largest of the pair, and two fish will usually stay close to each other in the aquarium.
The Gold Dot 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.