Bluestreak Damselfish

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Bluestreak Damselfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Bluestreak Damselfish and the correct latin name is Neoglyphidodon oxyodon. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) It's origin is Western Central Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive Damsel.

Bluestreak Damselfish can grow up to 15 cm what is approximately 5 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1800cm2 of water surface which is approximately 279 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). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Bluestreak Damselfish. (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.

If you want to keep this fish, you should have a tank with hiding places made from rocks or corals. You should keep this fish with other same sized fish. However, the males are very territorial.

This Damsel will eat aquarium food normally. There should not be problems with feeding. They prefer food which swims in the water. It is an omnivore, so you should feed this fish meaty and green food too.

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