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October 24: Arrival of New Fresh Water Fish.

October 24: Arrival of New Marine Water Fish.


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Three Stripe Damsel

Three Stripe Damsel

Scientific Name: Dascyllus aruanus

Price: Upon Request

Origin: Indo-Pacific

Family: Pomacentridae




Technical Info

Temperature: 24 - 27 ℃

pH: 8.1 - 8.4

GH: 8 - 12

SG: 1.020 - 1.025

Max size: 10 cm

Min Tank size: 110 Ltr

Position in Aqua: No special swimming level



The 3-Stripe Damselfish is a popular fish. Three bold black bands are separated by two white bands with a smaller bar of white to offset the tail.



Omnivore - they will do best with a variety of foods. Small marine origin meaty foods along with some herbivore rations will be good for them. Frequent small feedings everyday are advised.



Breeding has been accomplished in home aquaria. One or more females will mate with a male, and eggs will be deposited on the substrate near some form of cover. The male will care for the eggs until they hatch after several days, after which the larvae will enter the planktonic stage in the water column.


Compatible with

Avoid keeping them in an aquarium with Lionfish, Snappers, Groupers, Triggers, Eels or any other predatory fish large enough to eat them.



One of the most commonly sold marine fish. Many beginning marine fishkeepers buy three striped or other damsels to cycle a tank, only to find that they become aggressive towards all fish introduced afterwards. Damsels also prove very difficult to catch and remove from their aquarium. Consideration of these annoying habits should be undertaken before adding damsels to an aquarium. Regardless of their faults, they can be very interesting and fun fish to keep.