gold lightning maroon clownfish

Sea & Reef has been busy releasing new varieties of captive bred fish over the last 3 weeks and yesterday they announced a third captive bred variety in as many weeks. The new release is called the Gold Lightning Maroon clownfish. We learned from Sea & Reef that the Gold Lightning Maroon Clownfish is a designer clownfish that was created by breeding a Sea & Reef Lightning Maroon Clownfish with a Sea & Reef Gold Nugget Clownfish.

The offspring from this unique crossing display a variety of interesting patterns. The Gold Lightning Maroon (Premnas biaculeatus) reaches a maximum size of about 6″ (15 cm) in length. A remarkable feature about the Gold Nugget Maroon is that they start out white.  As the fish matures, the color changes from MORE

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