Yellowtail Blue Damselfish

Species information for the Yellowtail Blue Damselfish, in the Damsels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chrysiptera Parasema

    COMMON NAME - Yellowtail Blue Damselfish (Yellowtail Demoiselle)

    SIZE - 2.8" (7 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

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



    CAPTIVE CARE - A beginners fish, one of the less aggressive damsels, can be kept in small groups, provide plenty of hiding places, a male - female pair can be kept in a smaller tank, will spawn in captivity. Feeds on zooplankton and algae, will ignore invertebrates, will pick at filamentous algae, do not keep with aggressive tankmates or the more aggressive damselfishes.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 22, 2014
    jhnrb, Feb 22, 2009

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