South Seas Devil Damselfish

Species information for the South Seas Devil Damselfish, in the Damsels category.

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chrysiptera Taupou

    COMMON NAME - South Seas Devil Damselfish (Fiji Blue Devil)

    SIZE - 2.4" (6 cm)

    RANGE - South Pacific

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

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



    CAPTIVE CARE - Will eat some algae, intensively aggressive, keep only one per tank unless a proven pair, do not keep with docile tankmates, will pick on other less aggressive damselfish, tankmates should be moderately aggressive (large dottybacks, angelfishes, triggerfishes, puffers, and others that can defend themselves. Mature males have a blue spinous dorsal fin and females have a yellow one. This is one of the more aggressive damsel fish and is a good candidate for the reef with more boisterous tankmates.

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