Yellow Damsel

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Yellow Damsel

This marine aquarium fish is known as Yellow Damsel, Lemon Damsel, Lemonpeel Damsel and the correct latin name is Amblyglyphidodon aureus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species 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). Very large aquariums have 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most 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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