Spiny Chromis

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Spiny Chromis

This species is known as Spiny Chromis, Spiny Puller and the correct latin name is Acanthochromis polyacanthus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Damsel family. (e) Origin of this fish is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

Is peaceful to other tankmates.

Spiny Chromis can grow up to 14 cm what is approximately 5 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 1680cm2 of water surface which is approximately 260 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which 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 Spiny 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 recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

It’s origin is Indonesia and the Philippines to northeastern Australia and Melanesia. Source: fishbase.

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