Damselfish

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Damselfish

This marine aquarium fish is known as Damselfish and the correct latin name is Chromis chromis. It belongs to the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this species is East Atlantic. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is peaceful.

Damselfish can grow up to 25 cm what is approximately 9 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 3000cm2 of water surface which is approximately 465 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

Can be also found in the Mediterranean sea.

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