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Care Level: Easy
Color: Blue, Green
Diet: Omnivore
Max Size: 3.5"
Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons
Origin: Africa, Indonesia
Reef Safe: Yes
Scientific Name: Chromis Viridis
Temperament: Peaceful


The Green Chromis, Chromis viridis, is a species of damselfish. Individuals tend to be iridescent apple-green and light blue, and reach a maximal length of 10 cm.

It is sometimes called the "Blue-green Chromis", but that may also refer to Chromis caerulea, C. caerulea or Blue Puller, a close relative that is sometimes considered conspecific.

Phytoplankton, zooplankton, and algae, copepods, Artemia, and amphipods consists of the diet of this fish in the wild. This fish also feeds on eggs that fail to hatch. It feeds by ram jawing.

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