Bluespot Damsel

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Bluespot Damsel

This species is known as Bluespot Damsel, Yellowtail Damsel, Jewel Damsel and the correct latin name is Microspathodon chrysurus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species is Western Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Damsel is aggressive.

Bluespot Damsel can grow up to 21 cm what is approximately 8 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2520cm2 of water surface which is approximately 390 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bluespot 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 level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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