Chrysiptera parasema
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Chrysiptera parasema

Common Names: Abudefduf parasema
Goldtail Damsel
Yellow Tail Damsel
Family: Pomacentridae
Category: Damselfish
Distribution: Pacific - Western; West Pacific
Main Ecosystem: Reef; Reef
Temperament: Aggressive; Damsels are well known for their fiesty behaviour, and should not be kept with docile species, and unless you have a tank 50gals or larger, more than 2 should never be kept together.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: A good beginner species, they accept a wide variety of foods. Yellow-Tails are probably among the most popular fish for beginner setups. They are extremely hardy, and due to this they are commonly used to cycle a saltwater tank, although this practice should be discouraged. Use rocky outcroppings. Liverock should be abundant.
24°C - 27°C
75°F - 81°F
Specific Gravity:
1.02 - 1.026
Potential Size: Male: 7cm (2.8")
Female: 7cm (2.8")
Water Region: Middle; Middle
Activity: Diurnal; Diurnal
Gender: Difficult to sex
Breeding: Have been bred in captivity.
Main Colours: Blue, Yellow
Markings: Striped And Spotted
Mouth: Normal
Tail: Concave
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Submitted By: Dan
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