Jewel Damselfish

Species information for the Jewel Damselfish, in the Damsels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Plectroglyphidodon Lacrymatus

    COMMON NAME - Jewel Damselfish

    SIZE - 3.9" (10 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet for carnivores, herbivores, omnivores, live, frozen, flake. Feed min. 2 times a day.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Larger specimens may eat small crustaceans otherwise excellent.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Juveniles will tolerate extreme water conditions, this fish becomes very aggressive as it matures, keep only one per tank unless a male-female pair can be obtained, do not keep with peaceful tankmates or other damselfishes, house in an aggressive community tank with plenty of hiding places.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 21, 2014
    jhnrb, Feb 23, 2009

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