Skunk Clown - Fiji Pair

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Amphiprion perideraion
Care: Beginner
Diet: Omnivorous
Light: Medium
Place of origin: Melanesia

The Skunk Clownfish from Fiji, known scientifically as "Amphiprion perideraion," is a striking and popular species in the marine aquarium trade. This small, vibrant fish is characterised by its slender body and a distinctive white stripe running along its back, reminiscent of a skunk, which contrasts beautifully against its orange-pink base color. Native to the warm waters around Fiji and the Western Pacific, the Skunk Clownfish is renowned for its symbiotic relationship with anemones, which provide protection and food scraps in exchange for the fish's removal of parasites. In aquariums, they adapt well to captive conditions, although they prefer a tank with an anemone or anemone-like substitute. These clownfish are peaceful, making them suitable for community tanks, and their intriguing behaviour and attractive appearance make them a favourite among aquarists. The Skunk Clownfish from Fiji not only brings a splash of colour to the tank but also adds a fascinating aspect of marine life's complexity and interdependence.

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