The Canary Deep Water Damsel is also referred to as the Yellow Deepwater Damsel. Its body is a vivid canary yellow color with long flowing finnage. This Chromis like fish is a mild mannered damsel, and will add vivid coloration and activity to any saltwater or reef aquarium. A hardy fish adapting quickly to the aquarium, this fish is the ideal candidate for the novice or expert alike. Found in the Cook Islands at a depth over 150 feet, this species is not seen often in the aquarium trade, although the they are very abundant in their native waters.
Provide Canary Damsels with an aquarium of 50 gallons or larger with lots of rockwork and décor to hide in. These fish should be maintained with other similar mannered fish in a smaller aquarium. Canary Damsels may be kept with passive fish in a larger tank that is 4 feet in length or greater, if adequate hiding places are offered.
The Canary damsels diet should consist of a variety of vitamin enriched frozen Brine shrimp, bloodworms and glassworms, as well as flake or pellet foods for marine fish.
Approximate Purchase Size: Medium: 1-1/4" to 2-1/4"; Large: 2-1/4" to 3-1/4"