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Species Name: Neopomacentrus cyanomos

Authority: (Bleeker, 1856)

Common Name: Regal Demoiselle

Range: Indo-West Pacific Ocean: Red Sea and East Africa northward to Australia and Melanesia north to southern Japan, Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, and the Philippines

Size: 3 inches - 6 cm

Natural Environment: Inhabits inshore and offshore reefs, and protected outer reef slopes

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 72 - 82°F (22 - 28°C). Natural diet consists mostly of zooplankton and algae. Requires a meaty diet with some algae with two or three feedings per day. Maintain in small groups. Rarely seen in the aquarium trade.

Aquarium Suitability: Fish-only or reef aquariums

Regal Demoiselle (Neopomacentrus cyanomos) Photo Credit:John Randall

Photo Credit: John Randall


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