Chromis viridis is a fantastic choice for aquariums small and large (when kept in proper numbers) as the Chromis viridis often will school naturally in larger aquariums making it a fish that displays sought after characteristics by many. The blue green shimmer of these zippy little fish is extradoniary. SCHOOLS SHOULD BE PURCHASED IN ODD NUMBERS.
Warning : It is NOT uncommon for tanks less than 200 gallons to have loss of some fish as the school hierarchy is established.
BLUE/GREEN CHROMIS Chromis viridis
Species: Chromis viridis
Common: Green Chromis
Category: Reef Safe
APROX Purchase Size: .5 - 1 inch
REEF SAFE : YES
SPECIAL NOTE: Chromis viridis are fantastic reef and FOWLR fish
Natural Ecology: Chromis viridis are found exploring the reefs of Indonesia and Indo Pacific (Fiji) is one of the most often collection points, this fish schools in massive numbers exploring the nooks of the reef and wondering massive acropora colonies. UNLIIKE other Damsel type fish they are known to be passive towards all tank mates. They can have innerspecies aggession
Aquarium Size : 10 GALLONwhen housed SINGLE
Feeding: Plankton, blended Mysis shrimp, baby brine shrimp, pellet (occassionaly) and flake.
Aggression: NON Aggresive; This species is often very passive towards Tangs and other more aggressive species.