Garibaldi (Hypsypops rubicundus)

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Garibaldi

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Garibaldi

Hypsypops rubicundus

Challenging

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

12-25 years

Family

Pomacentridae



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Additional names

Garibaldi, Garibaldi Damselfish

Additional scientific names

Glyphisodon rubicundus, Hypsypops rubicunda


Origin

Cool waters of California, and Mexico.

Sexing

Males are larger, with a hump on the head.

Tank compatibility

Can eat small fish

Diet

Accommodate a vegetable, and meat diet.

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Reef tank

Behaviour

Territorial.

Identification

A large and striking fish, the most clear feature being it's colour. The Garibaldi is vivid tangerine orange all over. It's quite a chunky fish in appearance and square in shape.

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