Damsels

The average size of most Damselfish is two inches. They are often used to break in or cycle new aquariums. The majority of these fish are highly territorial, and may become aggressive toward other tankmates. They do well in groups of the same species.

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The Azure Damselfish, also known as the Half-blue Damselfish, is a two-tone, darting marine fish. The front portion of the body is bright blue. The posterior portion, anal fin,... [Read more]



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The Blue Damselfish is probably the best selling marine fish in the United States. Beginning hobbyists relish its hardiness and small size, while advanced aquarists praise the... [Read more]



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The Blue Sapphire Damselfish originates within the Solomon Islands, and is a brilliant blue coloration with black outlined fins. This species can quickly turn completely black... [Read more]



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The Bluefin Damselfish is also called the Black Damselfish, Bowtie Damselfish, Yellow-back Damsel, and Royal Damsel. As a juvenile, it is very attractive, with a gray body highlighted... [Read more]



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Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish, also known as the South Seas Devil Damselfish or Village Belle, is blue with a yellow belly. It is considered aggressive and should not be mixed with... [Read more]



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The 4-Stripe Damselfish, also known as Blacktail Dascyllus, Blacktail Damselfish, or Blacktail Humbug, is a popular fish. Three alternating black and white vertical bands make... [Read more]



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The Ocellate Damselfish is also known as the Princess Damselfish and originates from the waters of Fiji. They can be variable in color, but generally have a blue body fading to... [Read more]



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The Pink Smith Damselfish, also known as Smith's Damselfish, has a shiny silvertone to white body with pink highlighting the outline. A small group should reside in a 30 gallon... [Read more]



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The Starcki Damsel, also known as the Starck‚Äôs Demoiselle, comes from the reefs of the Coral Sea. This damsel is bright blue, with the dorsal side of the fish colored in an energizing... [Read more]



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The Talbot's Damselfish, also known as Talbot's Demoiselle, has an attractive canary yellow head and a bright blue body. They are a very active species that maintains a small size... [Read more]



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The 3-Spot Domino Damselfish, also known as the Three Spot Damselfish, Threespot Dascyllus or Domino Damselfish, is so named due to the three white spots on its black body. It... [Read more]



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The 3-Stripe Damselfish, also known as the Three Striped Damselfish, White-tailed Damselfish, and Humbug Dascyllus, is a popular fish. Three bold black bands are separated by two... [Read more]



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The Tuxedo Damselfish is also known as the Threeband Damselfish and originates from the waters of Fiji. They are white in color with three prominent black bands running vertically... [Read more]



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The 2-Stripe Damselfish, also known as the Reticulate Dascyllus or Reticulated Damselfish, is a popular fish. Two dark bands encircle its shimmering silver-green body on the front... [Read more]



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The Yellow Damselfish, also known as the Golden Damselfish, has lemon yellow coloring highlighted by upper and lower racing stripes, sometimes of neon blue. As it matures, the... [Read more]



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The Yellowtail Damselfish is extremely hardy and gorgeously colored. In fact, Chrysiptera parasema is considered by many aquarists, both beginning and advanced, to be the ultimate... [Read more]



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The Yellowtail Dascyllus is a popular fish among beginning hobbyists because of its ability to tolerate substandard water parameters. As a juvenile, this fish is a striking black... [Read more]