Bowtie Damselfish

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Bowtie Damselfish

This fish is known as Bowtie Damselfish and the correct latin name is Neoglyphidodon melas. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Damsel is aggressive.

Bowtie Damselfish can grow up to 18 cm what is approximately 7 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2160cm2 of water surface which is approximately 334 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 Bowtie 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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Document modified on Wed Dec 19 9:30:41 UTC 2007
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