What type of clown?

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    clancaster23

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    I picked up a new clown last weekend and now I need to get him/her a mate to swim with. I want to go tomorrow and pick on up but I'm not 100% sure what type it is. It isn't your typical orange colored clown but more of a yellowish color with the white stripes. I want to get the same type so they will get along well. Pic were taken with my phone and this fish doesn't stay still long enough to take a good one. IMG_20130920_194123_080.jpg IMG_20130920_194050_297.jpg IMG_20130920_194110_120.jpg
     
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    chichimom79 reef junkie

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    It's either Ocellaris or Percula, either of which can be paired with each other. You will want to find one significantly smaller than the one you have to keep down aggression.
     
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    I'm going with Percula, but the only way to find out is counting the dorsal spines. Good luck with that...I usually go by colour and definition, but even then its a lucky guess at most. However, like Angie said, they are very compatible.
     
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    Looks like Perc to me too.
     
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    It's a Misbar True Percula. A. Occ or A. Perc will go fine with it.
     
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    I picked one up that looked similar and is a little smaller than the original. They are much too wiggly to get a good pic of especially with just a camera phone but I tried. This is just at night way past when the halides are on. They seem to be getting along just fine.

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    That looks like a rather large leather that they are hosting lol. :)
     
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    That thing is huge lol. No doubt the biggest thing in the tank. They swim around it a lot but they go about the whole tank. I have a new starry blenny that will either sit at the bottom of it on a rock and sometimes he will even sit on the edge of it on the top just chillin admiring the view. I'll have to try to get a pic of it when he does it again.
     
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    Here it is. Blennies are cool to watch. Unlike any other fish.

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