Green Chromis

Green Chromis

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The Green Chromis (Chromis viridis), also known as Blue Green Chromis is by far one of the most popular saltwater fish amongst fish-keeping hobbyists and is considered one of the easier saltwater fish to take care of. Docile and easy-going, these saltwater fish can make wonderful additions to multi-species aquariums.

They will grow up to 4” long and have a slender oval-shaped body with a distinctive forked tail. A member of damselfish family, the Blue Green Chromis fish is a peaceful inhabitant of saltwater aquariums. As well, their dazzling light blue-green color and flamboyant personality make them a joy to observe.

The Blue Green Chromis are found in large shoals as they are peaceful fish and prefer being kept in a small school of 3 to 5 individuals in an aquarium, this helps to prevent occasional bullying. The Blue Green Chromis is reef safe (it won't eat the reef invertebrates) and are found throughout the Indo-Pacific region. The species spend large amounts of their time in protected areas such as lagoons and coral reefs ranging from Madagascar to the Philippines to Hawaii. A good assortment of live rock will make them feel right at home.


The Green Chromis Damselfish will eat just about anything you give them, including frozen food, flakes, pellets, meat, and vegetables. In the wild, they are somewhat of a scavenger, eating larva, mysid shrimp, copepods, zooplankton, phytoplankton, and algae. They have even been known to eat fish eggs that haven’t yet hatched. As they each such a wide variety of foods, you must ensure you offer them a varied diet in your tank.

  • Name: Blue Green Chromis (Chromis viridis)
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Reef Safe: Yes
  • Minimum Aquarium Size: 30 gal.
  • Origin: Indo Pacific, Philippines to Hawaii
  • Diet: Omnivore

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