Yellowtail Sergeant

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Yellowtail Sergeant

This fish is known as Yellowtail Sergeant, Dusky Damsel and the correct latin name is Abudefduf notatus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species is from East Africa to Micronesia & Japan. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Yellowtail Sergeant is a peaceful species.

Yellowtail Sergeant can grow up to 17 cm what is approximately 6 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 2040cm2 of water surface which is approximately 316 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks 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 not very difficult to keep the Yellowtail Sergeant 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.

It lives from 1 to 12 m deep water with strong waves, usually in small groups in nature. So the best is to keep them in shoals and in aquariums with stronger water stream.

This fish is an omnivore.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 28 11:43:51 UTC 2007
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