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*This fish is a marine species*

The Domino Damselfish are suited for the intermediate aquarist. Juveniles have a black body and fins, with one white spot on the head, and one on either side of the upper mid body. Mature fish loose these black spots. 

This species is native to reefs within the Indo-Pacific Region. 


Features of Domino Damselfish:

  • Black, White & Grey in colour
  • Grows up to 14cm
  • Care level: Intermediate
  • Aggressive
  • Reef compatible


Tank Mate Compatibility:

Here’s a list of some of the best tank mates for your Domnio Damselfish:

  • Surgeonfish
  • Triggerfish.
  • Larger Angelfish
  • Dottybacks

Juveniles can be maintained in small groups, however as they age, will quarrel with each other. Tanks mates need to be able to defend themselves. House with invertebrates with caution.



Domnio Damselfish are omnivores so their diet should consist of a variety of foods such as brine shrimp, freeze dried & frozen foods, dry flakes and pellets. Provide plant based foods in the form of spirulina & flakes.




Domnio Damselfish require a minimum tank size of approximately 200L. If keeping a pair, increase tank size to 280L.

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Domnio Damselfish prefer water temperatures between 23°C - 28°C.

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Replicate natural conditions with artificial lighting (8-10 hours of light every 24 hours.) 

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Filtration & Water Movement:

Domnio Damselfish require good filtration and water quality. They are a hardy species and will tolerate a range of water parameters. They are not picky about water flow.

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This species does not have a preference of substrate. You can select a substrate based on your personal preferences. 

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Decorations for Domnio Damselfish:

This species does require a stationary object in the aquarium such as live rock or anemones. Anemones will encourage pairing of males and females.

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