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Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish
Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish
Pet Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish For Sale
The Fiji Blue Damselfish can grow to be over 2in. from snout to tail. It is bright blue in color; the male has a yellow snout and tail, and the female and juvenile usually lack yellow but have a black spot at the base of the back edge of the dorsal fin. The fish inhabits reefs and lagoons. Its diet includes algae, tunicates, and copepods. Male and female pair up for breeding, and the male guards and tends the eggs. This genus contains some of the most beautiful and brightly colored damselfish, as well as some of the smallest. Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish, is blue with a yellow belly. It is considered aggressive and should not be mixed with its own species or passive fish. It does better with larger fish in aquariums 30 gallons or larger. Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish, is also known as the South Seas Devil Damselfish or Village Belle. The South Seas Devil Damselfish feeds on a variety of meaty items, herbivore preparations, and flaked foods.
Size: 1.0-2.0 inches and matures to 3 inches in length
Scientific Name: Chrysiptera cyanea
Common Name: Is known under many different common names in English, such as Fiji Blue Devil, Fiji Blue Devil Damsel, Tonga Blue Devil Damsel, Southseas Devil, South Seas Devil, South Sea Demoiselle, and Village Belle. South Seas Devil Damselfish or Village Belle, Blue Damselfish, Blue Devil Damsel.
Origin: Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish are native to the Indian and western Pacific Oceans also Aquacultured, Fiji, Tonga, South Pacific
Habitat: The Fiji Blue Devil is found in tropical parts of the Western Pacific, from the Coral Sea to the Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia, the Loyalty Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji and Samoa. Provide it with plenty of hiding places. Keep the water parameters as follows: pH 8.1 to 8.4, specific gravity 1.019 to 1.025 and water temperature of 74 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit.
Aggressiveness Rating: Aggressive and Territorial.
Difficulty Rating: Perfect for beginners
Captive Requirements: pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temperature : 75°F - 82°F (25°C - 28°C), Specific Gravity : 1.020 - 1.025, Carbonate Hardness (dKH) : 8 - 12°
Reef Tank Compatibility: 30 gallons Aquarium or larger (114 liters) minimum.
Reproduction: Easy in aquarium
Additional Information: It belongs to the subfamily Pomacentrinae in the large Chrysiptera genus. Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish are renowned for their surly dispositions. The Fuji Blue Devil Damselfish needs at least a 30 gallon aquarium ,but in such small confines, it is likely to be more aggressive to smaller, more passive species. Provide it with plenty of hiding places. Keep the water parameters as follows: pH 8.1 to 8.4, specific gravity 1.019 to 1.025 and water temperature of 74 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit.The Fiji Blue Devil Damselfish is remarked as a very nice specie to the reef aquariums.
Water Requirements: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020- pH 8.1 - 8.4, Temperature : 75°F - 82°F (25°C - 28°C), Specific Gravity : 1.020 - 1.025, Carbonate Hardness (dKH) : 8 - 12°
Lifespan: In the wild 2 to 6 years in an aquarium possibly 15 years.
Determining Sex: Females have the black spot on the dorsal fin, whereas males may not have the black spot.