Sapphire Damsel

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Sapphire Damsel

This marine aquarium fish is known as Sapphire Damsel and the correct latin name is Pomacentrus pavo. 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

Might be aggressive.

Sapphire 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. 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). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Sapphire 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.

An omnivore species.

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Document modified on Thu Dec 20 12:11:15 UTC 2007
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