Sergeant Major Damselfish
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Scientific Name(s): Abudefduf saxatilis
Category: Marine Fish
Maximum Size: 15cms
Minimum Tank Volume: 200 litres
Minimum Tank Size: 44 Gallons
Water Temperature Range: 20-28°C

General Information: A very hardy, easy fish to keep. Will eat a lot. Not recommended for a peaceful tank community as will become aggressive as it gets bigger.
Tank Requirements: SALINITY SG: 1.020 - 1.025
Diet Requirements: Frozen meat preparations. Mysis, Artemia, Brineshrimp.
Compatibility: Aggressive towards other Damselfish and small, territorial fish. Will not be intimidated by bigger fish.
Recommendations: Regal tang. Fish of similar shape, size and swimming style.
Common Problems: If you have smaller fish present inside the tank the Sergeant Major will bully them and chase them away if they swim too close.
Similar Species: Clownfish, Chromis.
Sexing: Very difficult to determine sex. The male turns blue when mating.
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