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 ")


8 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-9 years



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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