Reticulate Dascylius

Species information for the Reticulate Dascylius, in the Damsels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Dascyllus Reticulatus

    COMMON NAME - Reticulate Dascyllus

    SIZE - 3.1" (8 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet for omnivores, carnivores, herbivores, live, frozen, flake marine fare. Feed min. 2 times a day.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent

    CAPTIVE CARE - Will eat filamentous algae, and will not harm invertebrates, an excellent reef fish, very likable as a juvenile which can be keep in groups, however, as the fish matures it's true disposition as a very aggressive fish will emerge. Keep only in a moderately aggressive community tank and only with tankmates that can defend themselves, keep only one or a mated pair per tank, provide hiding places especially when young, this fish is a very hardy, boisterous fish that fares relatively well in an aggressive environment, will eat most anything offered.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 22, 2014
    jhnrb, Feb 23, 2009
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