What clownfish

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    YEs it a tomato clown AKA Amphiprion frenatus. The juveniles are orange with two white stripes and then develop the black patch. they can be bought in SA
     
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    Would I be able to get them in that coloration (from the link in the 1st post.)
     
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    On the thread whose link I gave they say the clownfish is amphiprion melanopus

    Is there a difference in aggression between the two?????

    I also googled tomato and it says its amphiprion frenatus and amphiprion melanopus is cinnamon clown, do you get that coloration of cinnamons is SA (sorry I am posting it double)
     
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    Melanopus has a black pelvic and anal fin which the one in the pic doesn't. There are four variations on species that have very slight differences
     
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    Tony is right you get four in your trade...and all four is damn agressive...they will atack any clown.

    i have a Dark tomato and a cinnamon tomato that has paired up...very weired....plus the female has laid eggs a few months back(just a bit info...that these fish looks to me will breed within their own sp.)
     
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    I really like the coloration on that clown in the link. :thumbup:

    But I will rather just go with ocellaris or percula.

    Less aggro :1angry:
     
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    They are mainly aggressive towards clown...but in a smaller setup they will tend to give other fish also a run.

    yip that s a nice specimen :thumbup:
     
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    Lanzo, you may just start a new species and make millions. Don't forget me:)
     
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    dont u mean strain?
     

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