Threespot Dascylius

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

  1. FAMILY - Pomacentridae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Dascyllus Trimaculatus

    COMMON NAME - Threespot Dascyllus (Domino Damselfish)

    SIZE - 5.5" (14 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

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

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



    CAPTIVE CARE - Will eat some algae, an excellent fish for acclimating new tanks, has a high tolerance for water conditions that will kill other fish. Juveniles can be kept in groups, as they mature they become aggressive towards each other and tankmates of similar size, do not keep with docile tankmates. Keep only one or a mated pair per tank, juveniles shelter in anemones in the wild, keep only in a moderately aggressive community tank with tankmates that can defend themselves.

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