Andaman Damsel

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Andaman Damsel

This marine aquarium fish is known as Andaman Damsel and the correct latin name is Pomacentrus alleni. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Eastern Indian Ocean. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Might be aggressive towards tankmates.

Andaman Damsel can grow up to 6 cm what is approximately 2 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 720cm2 of water surface which is approximately 111 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Andaman Damsel fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.

Is omnivore.

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