Is Regal damsel aggressive?
Regal Damsels are hardy and well suited to the reef aquarium. In the wild, they are found in small aggregations alongside Acropora corals. Although they are considered slightly less aggressive than many damselfish species, as they mature, their belligerence also often increases.
Can damsels be together?
Several people here keep multiple damsels together in the chrysiptera family which is typically more peaceful. Starcki’s are a bit larger. Allens, Talbots, Tracy’s, Azures, are all good choices. I tend to keep them in groups of 3 or 5 but understand you have a smaller area to work with.
Are there any peaceful damsels?
The talboti or Talbot’s damsel, Chrysiptera talboti Very pretty, and quite possibly the most peaceful of all the damsels. This species is highly recommended due to its generally peaceful nature, small size, and hardiness, as well.
Which damsels are least aggressive?
Yellowtail damsels are much less aggressive than others. They can be a tiny bit feisty, though, and a 29g is a tad iffy. They do tend to be a bit territorial, so keep an eye on them if you have other tiny fish.
Can damsels go with clownfish?
Once they establish territories and live with each other long enough, they should be fine. Although there’s always an exception. It’s possible the pairs would get along right from the get-go.
Are damsel fish shy?
One reason damselfish don’t stand out may be that adults of many species are pretty muted in coloration. And, they tend to be somewhat shy and evasive when divers approach – with one significant behavioral exception. In contrast, juvenile damsels often are colorful, fading into drab shades as they mature.
Do clownfish and damsels get along?
Are damselfish aggressive?
Damselfish get a really bad rap in the saltwater aquarium hobby. They are highly aggressive, bite your hand if you put it in the tank, have been known to harass timid tank mates to death, and are a pain to remove if you have to take one out of your tank.
Are yellowtail damsels aggressive?
Aggression. The Yellowtail Damselfish is an aggressive saltwater fish–some would say semi-aggressive, but in my experience, they will defend their territories from interlopers, which essentially is any other fish that wants to swim around the tank :).
Do damsels fight each other?
There are a few damsels which aren’t that aggressive, but as a general rule they all are. There not a lot you can do, generally they will attack each other and anything else in the tank.
How big do saltwater damsels get?
The majority of these species are saltwater fish found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Their natural environment is in tropical coral reefs and they are lively and active fish. The majority of Damselfish grow to around 3 inches in length however large species, such as the Garibaldi, can grow up to 12 inches long.
Can you mix damselfish?
You can mix damsels, but a few you listed are monsters. The Azure, yellow tail, and Springer’s are all good. Stay in that genus (Chrysiptera). You don’t want anything in the Dascyllus genus (domino, white tail, 3/4 stripe), and you don’t want any Neoglypidodon (Cross’s) either.