Damsels are very beautiful and colorful fish to keep in the saltwater aquarium at home or office and this is why many people’s dream is to have these fish in their tanks. Many people often look away when these fish are mentioned because they are very aggressive, territorial, and will bully other fish. Knowing how intolerant they are, people do wonder if they are reef safe or not. If you are reading this article, you must be wondering if they are reef safe, then I suggest you read this article to the end.
Are Damselfish reefs safe? Yes, Damselfish are reef safe.
There are some fish that could be of great danger to your reef tank and some are not.
Talking of reefs, some fish are very destructive and will go for the reef and destroy it.
A reef is a chain of rocks or coral or a ridge of sand at or near the surface of the water.
Corals as living animal lives in the reef.
Some fish are very fond of destroying the reef, but Damsels don’t seem to bother about the reef and that is what made them to be reef safe.
Despite that they are reef safe, they could sometimes go for the corals and destroy some of them which will in return breed algae that they eat.
Although they could go for corals it is not very common because they won’t destroy corals when they have enough to eat and when they have algae in other places to graze on.