Yellowtail Blue Damselfish (Chrysiptera parasema)
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Yellowtail Blue Damselfish
75,708.236 mL 75.7 Litres (20 US G.)
7.62 cm 5.1-7.6cm (2-3 ")
1.020 - 1.025
8.1 - 8.5
531.67 °R 298.706 K
537.67 °R22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
- Yellowtail Blue Damselfish, Yellow-tailed Damsel, Blue Damsel, Yellowtail Demoiselle, Jewelfish, Sheephead, Goldtail Demoiselle
- Chromis xanthurus
- Reef compatible. Not aggressive towards invertebrates. A medium to large sized tank can house a group of these fish, but they can get aggressive amongst each other if enough space and hiding places are not provided.
- The diet of a Yellowtail Damselfish are invertebrates, algae on dead coral, zooplankton, plant material.
- How often to feed, etc.
- The Yellowtail Damselfish is commonly spotted in Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, and some other islands. They can also be found in Florida in places such as Key Largo, the Molasses Reef. Their habitat is usually on the top of a coral reef. The young ones like to hide among the fire coral. There was one spotted in the Great Cayman Islands at Pinnacle Reef.
- An active and hardy reef dweller. Relatively peaceful but can be aggressive towards conspecifics in small confines.
- The juvenile Yellowtail Damselfish fish has a bright blue body with bright white or blue spots and a yellow tail. The adult is the exact same excluding the bright white or blue spots.
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