Reticulate Dascyllus

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Reticulate Dascyllus

This marine aquarium fish is known as Reticulate Dascyllus, 2-Stripe Damsel and the correct latin name is Dascyllus reticulatus. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive fish. Should be kept in larger aquariums if you want to avoid aggression between tankmates.

Reticulate Dascyllus can grow up to 10 cm what is approximately 3 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1200cm2 of water surface which is approximately 186 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 Reticulate Dascyllus 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.

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