Top of my ocellaris clownfish turning black. Common?

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  1. Ballgame

    Ballgame Millepora

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    my son noticed that my paired female ocellaris clownfish head was turning black. No spots or bumped. Is this common?
    Tried to take good photos. Thanks for any feedback

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    Just another form of coloration, nothing to be concerned with. Nice to see you posting ballgame. I like the powder blue photo bomb!
     
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    Looks normal to me. FWIW, it's not uncommon for clowns to darken, change color, and even completely lose their stripes over time. I recall someone posting a pic a while back of their mature gold-stripe maroon clown; it was almost completely black with just one small dull yellow spot on it's side.
     
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    THAT'S IT! ;)
     
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    That gold stripe has been one of my favorites ever since I joined.
     
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