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Purple Chromis
Chromis atripectoralis
 
 
 
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Tank Stats
Size: 2 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Docile
Reef Safe: Yes
Diet: Pellet, Flake
Origin: Indian Ocean
Acclimation Time: 2+ hours
Coral Safe:
Invertebrate Safe:
Minimum Tank Size:
Size: 2 inches
  
  

The Purple Chromis is a beautiful and peaceful fish, which makes a captivating addition to any tank. It is very hardy in nature and is easy to care for, that makes it a good choice for a beginner aquarist. It should be fed with a varied diet of meaty foods, herbivore flakes, and frozen preparations. Along with that, it should be given doses of vitamin enriched foods that helps in maintaining its body colorations. It can breed in captivity, and thrives well in a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and pH of 8.1-8.4. The Purple Chromis grows up to 4 inches and should be kept in a tank not less than 30 gallons. The Purple Chromis is considered reef safe and can be kept safely in any reef aquarium, as it does not bother any sessile invertebrates and clams. The Purple Chromis has slender elongated, oval bodies with an iridescent sheen and forked tail. As they swim under the aquarium lighting, the Purple Chromis shows a mesmerizing shimmer that will make your aquarium more captivating to the lookers. The Purple Chromis is one of the mellowest and most peace loving fish of its entire family, therefore they are very safe to keep in tanks. They look splendid in school, and exquisite in a well-lit aquarium. The Purple Chromis are quite active swimmers and spends most of their time in the upper to mid-levels of an aquarium during the day. If you have created a perfect biotope for this fish, you may be lucky enough to see them spawn.

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