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Blackfinned Clownfish

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Amphiprion nigripes

Other Name(s) Maldives Anemonefish; Nigripes Clownfish

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Blackfinned Clownfish

GOOD Fish
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Ventral and anal fins are deep yellow to dark brown or black. Bodies with 1 white bar; pale to deep peach. Captive-bred clownfish can survive without a host anemone but do require a small structure for a sense of security. With proper care these fish can live for 20 – 30 years.