Lemon Damsel

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Lemon Damsel

This fish is known as Lemon Damsel and the correct latin name is Pomacentrus moluccensis. The family that this fish 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. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 1080cm2 of water surface which is approximately 167 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are 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 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Is omnivore.

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