Three Stripe Damsel


Scientific Name: Dascyllus aruanus
Color: black and white

Fish Care

Fish Diet: Omnivore
Aggressiveness: Caution Needed
Reef Safe: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons
Max Size: 3"
Relative Care: Easy


Also called the Humbug Dascyllus or Humbug Damsel. In the wild the juveniles of this fish are often found in finely branching stony coral species which they use for shelter and protection from predators. Almost always available as 1-1.5″ juveniles in the stores, and belligerence grows with size for this fish.