Species Name : Chrysiptera Talboti
Care Level : Easy
Temperament : Semi-aggressive
Color : Purple, Yellow, Pink
Diet : Omnivore
Reef Compatible : Yes
Water Conditions : sg 1.020-1.025, 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4
Max. Size : 2"
Origin : Western Pacific
Family : Pomacentridae
Minimum Tank Size : 30 gallons
Chrysiptera Talboti, known commonly as Talbot's Damselfish and Talbot's Demoiselle, is a species of Damselfish.
A bright yellow face and forehead contrast with body colors that can range from pink or pinkish purple, to gray or darker, accented with yellow anal fins. These are also one of those interesting fish with an ocellaris, or "eye spot" located at the base of its dorsal fin. This special black marking helps confuse predators, offering the fish protection from frontal attacks.These fish grow to only 2 inches and are peaceful and reef safe.
It is considered semi-aggressive and should be housed in a 30 gallon or larger aquarium. It will need adequate hiding places to develop territories and to avoid other aggressive tank mates.
These fish are generally not picky eaters. In the aquarium, they will usually feed on flakes and pellets but should also be given fresh or frozen algae and meaty foods like brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, planktons, krill, shrimp, scallop and similar items. Feed small amounts 3 times per day.
Size: Small: 3/4" to 1-1/4"; Medium: 1-1/4" to 2"; Large: 2" to 3"
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