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I want a saltwater tank and want clowns but don't know what kind, it would be 30 gallons, please show me your clowns and what kind they are
 

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For a tank that size, you will want to stick with either Ocellaris or Percula clowns. It's really hard to tell them apart nowadays, especially with all the hybrids and designer breeds. They pretty much have the same behavior as well.

Designer breeds have names like Da VincI Clowns, MiamI Whites, Snow Onyx, Snowflakes, the list goes on... do a quick google and you will see for yourself.

If you decide to buy 2 clowns. Try to buy a bonded pair. Usually designer clowns come bonded and only sell in 2's. If you get the regular clowns like me, they usually come in a big batch, I just have my LFS choose the smallest ones. All clowns are born male and as they grow up they will show whose the more dominant one, which will be the female, the bigger one.

Sometimes you might deal with over aggression with two clowns. Just simply separate the aggressive one in a in-tank breeder box for a few days and re-introduce them again until they bond together.

Here are my clowns that I bought separately. They've been inseparable since.
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I personally love the traditional orange oscellaris clownfish more than the designer ones, and the designer ones are insanely priced too.

I don't have mine yet either but I am just sharing.
 
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MightyNanoTank said:
For a tank that size, you will want to stick with either Ocellaris or Percula clowns. It's really hard to tell them apart nowadays, especially with all the hybrids and designer breeds. They pretty much have the same behavior as well.

Designer breeds have names like Da VincI Clowns, MiamI Whites, Snow Onyx, Snowflakes, the list goes on... do a quick google and you will see for yourself.

If you decide to buy 2 clowns. Try to buy a bonded pair. Usually designer clowns come bonded and only sell in 2's. If you get the regular clowns like me, they usually come in a big batch, I just have my LFS choose the smallest ones. All clowns are born male and as they grow up they will show whose the more dominant one, which will be the female, the bigger one.

Sometimes you might deal with over aggression with two clowns. Just simply separate the aggressive one in a in-tank breeder box for a few days and re-introduce them again until they bond together.

Here are my clowns that I bought separately. They've been inseparable since.
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What about frostbite clowns
 

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my 2 ocelaris I bought them both at the same time I picked a tiny 2 and one has grew a little faster and is bigger now she is the boss lol. They are my most interesting fish the second pic is of them going to sleep they do it every night when I switch the lights off same spot every night.
 
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Lol, cute pair
 

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Frostbite is just another designer clown. They have all sorts of names and patterns.

As long as you stick with the ocellaris or percula variants you are fine.
 
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Ok thanks for help, the frostbite look pretty and cool
 
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Lol, ok, good to know
 

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My skunk cleaner shrimp will beg for pellets like the clowns do! He also eats anything else I put in there.
 

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