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Four Stripe Humbug - Dascyllus melanurus

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Product description

Please noteAll our marine livestock can only be kept in saltwater aquariums, not freshwater aquariums.

Scientific Name: Dascyllus melanurus

Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. If you have any concerns about the size or colour of the livestock you wish to order, please contact our livestock team via our support centre before placing your order. Due to the large quantities of livestock orders daily, the livestock team will are unable to select fish / shrimp to meet specific gender or aesthetic needs.

How easy are they to care for?

Medium - due to their semi-aggressive nature

How large can they grow?


Where in the world are they from?

Western Pacific

What is the ideal number to keep together?

1 per tank

What water conditions do they require?

SG: 1.020-1.025

PH: 8.1-8.4

Temp: 23-27 deg C (73-81 deg F)

What should you feed them?

A mix of mysis, brine, copepods krill and fish/lobster eggs. Dried foods can be offered and will be accepted in time.

How compatible are they with other fish?

Best kept with other semi-aggressive fish, cannot be kept with other damselfish.

Can they be bred in captivity?

No, however spawning behaviour has been observed

Are they reef safe?


Key information
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Ease of Care Medium
Temperature 23 - 27°C
Product delivery
Tropical and Marine Fish Delivery

We deliver all livestock Wednesday – Friday ONLY as per costs below.
When your order has been placed a member of our team will email to arrange a suitable delivery date.

Please note all fish delivery prices are excluding dry goods.



APC Security Next Day (orders up to £99.99) 


APC Security Next Day (orders over £100.00) 


BEFORE 9am -  APC Security Next Day (orders up to £99.99)  


BEFORE 9am -  APC Security Next Day (orders over £100.00)  



Please note we cannot deliver livestock internationally; to Dublin and Eire, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands; or to the following postcodes: PO30, ZE1-3, AB37-38, BT, HS, IV, KW, PH19+, JE, GY, AB30+, DD8+, FK17+, KA27-28, PA20+, PH16, PH30+, DG and TD 

All delivery prices are shown inclusive of VAT.

Unfortunately we cannot offer international deliveries on livestock. 

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