Blue Velvet Damsel
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Click Here to See ImagesThe Blue Velvet Damsel Neoglyphidodon oxyodonis(previously Paraglyphidodon oxyodonis) is one of the most attractive damselfish as a juvenile. Strikingly colored when young, it has flashy neon electric-blue horizontal stripes dashed across its face and upper body which contrast dramatically with its dark body. It also has a vertical white or yellow bar dividing the body just in front of the dorsal fin. As they grow older however, the stripes fade and the fish become a grayish blue or brown color overall.
- Scientific Name: Neoglyphidodon oxyodonis
- Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament: Aggressive
- Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
- Max. Size: 6"
- Color Form: Black, Blue, White
- Diet: Omnivore
- Origin: Eastern Asia
- Family: Pomacentridae