Sergeant Major

Species information for the Sergeant Major, in the Damsels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Abudefduf Saxatilis

    COMMON NAME - Sergeant Major

    SIZE - 5.9" (15 cm)

    RANGE - Tropical Atlantic

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. ( 208 L)

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


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Some may eat zoanthids, otherwise, excellent.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Non destructive and recommended for beginners and for breaking in new tanks, this fish will get large, and as it matures will become aggressive, do not keep in peaceful community tanks, keep only one per tank. An aggressive community is idea for this fish, provide plenty of hiding places, this fish will spawn in captivity if a proven pair can be obtained.

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