Blue Chromis Damsel (Chromis cyaneus)

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Blue Chromis Damsel

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Blue Chromis Damsel

Chromis cyaneus

114 Litres (30 US G.)

10.2-12.7cm (4-5 ")


8.2 - 8.5

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

2:3 M:F

Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

4-6 years



Additional names

Blue Chromis Damsel, Blue Reef Chromis Damsel, Blue Chromis

Additional scientific names

Chromis cyanea, Furcaria cyanea, Heliastes cyaneus

Origin[edit | edit source]

Western Atlantic: Bermuda, southern Florida (USA), and the Caribbean Sea. Including the Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico and Antilles

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

In a large aquarium best kept in groups of 5 or more, they will shoal and school.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Omnivorous. Will feed best on flake, pellet, frozen foods. Seaweed should be offered once in a while but it's not an active algae feeder.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Reef tank

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Mixes well with peaceful tank mates

Identification[edit | edit source]

This fish has a vivid blue metallic body with a bold black stripe running across the top of the spine to the tip of the caudal. A second black line mirrors the first on the caudal.

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