The Goldflake Maroon is an interesting variation of the Gold Stripe Maroon Clownfish. Typical individuals exhibit stripe extensions and / or spots and while Premium fish will have significant portions of their bodies covered. Premium Goldflakes are exceptionally rare and availability will be extremely limited.
Like all Gold Stripe Maroons these fish start out with white colored stripes that turn gold as they mature with the first signs appearing around 12 to 18 months of age. Because they are shipped at 8 to 10 months of age hobbyists will be able to enjoy the beautiful transition phase from white to gold.
Purchase size: 1.25″ – 1.5″
Feeding: Omnivore. Accepts most marine fish food. Feed higher quality food or live food for a healthier, more vibrant fish.
Water Parameters: ~78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Reef Safe: Yes
Because this amazing clownfish is captive-bred by ORA, it is hardier and more resilient to disease than wild-caught clownfish. It is also well adapted to aquarium life and better able to handle the stress of shipping. By purchasing captive-bred fish you are helping the ocean by discouraging the destructive wild-caught trade while also supporting the sustainable captive-bred industry!