Four Stripe Humbug - Dascyllus melanurus

Four Stripe Humbug - Dascyllus melanurus

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Please note - All our marine livestock can only be kept in saltwater aquariums, not freshwater aquariums.

Scientific Name: Dascyllus melanurus

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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?