Maroon clowns are well known for their intense colouration and oversized fins as well as their confident disposition. An adult sized Lightning 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 Lightning Maroon Clownfish is a good candidate for a reef aquarium. 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 .15ppm.
The Lightning Maroon Clownfish females will be the largest of the pair, and two fish will usually stay close to each other in the aquarium.
The Lightning 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.
The Lightning Maroon Clownfish diet consists of almost any meaty food items and herbivore preparations.