Lemon Damsel

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Lemon Damsel

This species is known as Lemon Damsel and the correct latin name is Pomacentrus moluccensis. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive fish.

Lemon Damsel can grow up to 9 cm what is approximately 3 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 167 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are 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 Lemon 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.

Is omnivore.

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Document modified on Thu Dec 20 12:08:31 UTC 2007
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