Green Chromis

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Green Chromis

This species is known as Green Chromis and the correct latin name is Chromis caerulea. The family that this marine fish species belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is suitable for beginners thanks to it’s peaceful temperament, small size and relatively low demands.

Green Chromis can grow up to 7 cm what is approximately 2 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 840cm2 of water surface which is approximately 130 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (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 Green Chromis fish. (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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

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