Purple Chromis (Chromis scotti)

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Purple Chromis

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Purple Chromis

Chromis scotti

284 Litres (75 US G.)

7.6-10.2cm (3-4 ")

pH

8 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-9 years

Family

Pomacentridae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Purple Chromis, Purple Reeffish


Origin[edit | edit source]

Western Atlantic: southern Florida, USA and the Caribbean Sea to northern Brazil


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Difficult to visually sex.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful fish towards dis-similar tank mates.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Should accept most foods including mysis shrimp.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Does best in a large mature reef systems.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful fish.


Identification[edit | edit source]

An oval-shaped fish with a forked caudal fin. The whole body and fins are blue-purple in colour.

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