Moorish Idol, also known as (Gill) from the Finding Nemo disney movie, Dory (Regal Blue Tang), Hammerhead Shark, and Bubbles (Yellow Tang), Sea Dragon and Sea Horse. The Clownfish are some of the most popular fish in the saltwater aquarium hobby. They are very beautiful, quickly catching the eye, and fun to watch. Even before Nemo became a household name they were extremely popular. Many marine enthusiasts enter the hobby simply because of their attraction to these colorful beauties. The Clown fish are commonly known as Anemonefish though in the aquarium hobby they are more popularly called Clownfish.
Their colorful appearance and comical swimming style is truly clown-like. However true to their Anemonefish name, you will often see them nestled in an anemone. All other fish will avoid anemones due to their stinging tentacles while Clownfish can have an immunity to these stings. In the wild they actually live in a symbiotic relationships with certain anemones and benefit from each
other's company for food and protection. The two most common Clownfish seen in the aquarium hobby are the two from the Percula Complex. These species have also been bred in captivity with a number of color morphs being developed. The Percula Clownfish Amphiprion percula is a well known favorite classic in orange contrasted with white markings and a unique variety of this species has been developed that has an elongated horizontal white band in the center of its body. The Ocellaris Clownfish is very
similar in appearance to the Percula Clown and is often mistaken for it as they both have the classic orange coloring and contrasting white markings.