Blue Green Damselfish

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Blue Green Damselfish

This species is known as Blue Green Damselfish and the correct latin name is Chromis viridis. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This Damsel is peaceful.

Blue Green Damselfish can grow up to 8 cm what is approximately 3 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 960cm2 of water surface which is approximately 148 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Blue Green Damselfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

Blue Green Damselfish should be kept in group. Otherwise a single specimen will feel unhappy, nervous and will act shy.

Blue Green Damselfish picture no. 1

Blue Green Damselfish picture no. 2
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