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. It belongs to the Damsel family. (e) It's origin 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. So 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). Very large aquariums have 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

An omnivore species.

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