Yellow Damsel

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Yellow Damsel

This species is known as Yellow Damsel, Lemon Damsel, Lemonpeel Damsel and the correct latin name is Amblyglyphidodon aureus. It belongs to the Damsel family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Is aggressive towards other fish in the aquarium. The only solution how to avoid aggression is a really big fish tank.

Yellow Damsel 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 Yellow 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.

Yellow Damsel, picture no. 1

Yellow Damsel, picture no. 2

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Document modified on Fri Nov 30 10:08:58 UTC 2007
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