Clown colour change

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    Nonfamous

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    Do Clowns normally change colours? I have a Snow Flake I picked up a few months back. Gorgous little fish. It was medium to dark orange with a black outline. Now it is slowly turning black from the top down. Not that its ugly or anything, I was just wondering if this is normal as they mature. Right now it is 50% white, 25% Orange and 25% black by guesstimation!
     
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    Black clowns start orange and darken as they mature. Its possible that this one has those genetics, yes.
     
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    Yes, its normal for clowns to darken up as they get older
     
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    Great. Thanks for the info!
     
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