Black Damselfish


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FAMILY - Pomacentridae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Neoglyphidodon Melas

COMMON NAME - Black Damselfish

SIZE - 6.3" (16 cm)

RANGE - Tropical Western Atlantic

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. (208 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Feed live, frozen, flake marine fare for Carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores. Feed a minimum of 2 times a day.


REEF COMPATIBILITY - Large specimens may eat smaller crustaceans, otherwise an excellent reef fish.

CAPTIVE CARE - Will eat some algae, a beautiful fish as a juvenile, loosing most of its dazzling color as the fish matures, juveniles are aggressive and should not be kept in a docile community tank, only one juvenile or adult should be kept in a tank. Adults will become more aggressive as they mature, keep with larger, aggressive fishes.

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