Garibaldi Damselfish

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Garibaldi Damselfish

This fish is known as Garibaldi Damselfish and the correct latin name is Hypsypops rubicundus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Eastern Central Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive Damsel.

Garibaldi Damselfish can grow up to 30 cm what is approximately 11 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 3600cm2 of water surface which is approximately 558 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 difficult to keep the Garibaldi 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.

Garibaldi Damselfish picture 1

Garibaldi Damselfish picture 2

Thanks to Kenneth Leonard for the pictures. Copyright Ken Leonard.

Garibaldi Damselfish, picture 3

Garibaldi Damselfish, picture 4

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