Young Clownfish Question

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    Tango

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    Hey guys I bought 2 young clownfish and when they are under the light you can see the outline of their insides like the spine. Is this normal because they are young or they are under the light? or should I worry?
     
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    Waddi Shenanigans? VIP Member

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    Wheni first bought my fish they were pale, but they soon brightened up. The new light will change the skin tone, and they will adjust. Dont worry about it.
     
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    Actually its more that they are young than the lighting they are under. Just keep them fed a high quality diet and over time they will darken up
     
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    I was also interested in this when I saw my Clown fish under the lights.
     
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    When I first got my pair of clownfish, they didnt even have much of the black stripes on them. You could see their spines as well, however over the past few months as they have gotten bigger the black stripes have gotten prominent and their little spines werent so visible.
     
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