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Vanderbuilt Chromis

Greek Name: Chromis vanderbuilti

$27.99

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Vanderbuilt Chromis is present in schools all over t he reefs off Tonga. The chromis is yellow and has stunning blue lines, and blue fins. They are tough fish which are perfect to be kept as a fish-only or an aquarium with a reef. They can be kept in schools of three or more.

It is a tough fish, which can be found in many aquariums. It is typically kept for a long time in small groups and used by those who are beginning their journey into the hobby. It can also be found in larger show tanks. It is a calm fish, and can add an amazing impact in the tank.  Vanderbuilt Chromis will live from 8 to 15 year old in the aquarium that has high water quality.

The food choices should be varied and comprise of the meaty food items as well as herbivore flakes and frozen meals. The use of vitamin enriched foods can aid in keeping the vibrant hue.

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 3/4″ to 1-1/4″ Medium: 1-1/4″ to 2-1/4″ Large: 2-1/4″ to 3-1/4″

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Peaceful

Color Form

Blue, Yellow

Diet

Omnivore

Reef Compatible

Yes

Water Conditions

72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.022-1.025

Max Size

3"

Origin

Fiji, Melanesia

Family

Pomacentridae

Minimum Tank

30 gallons

Description

Vanderbuilt Chromis Information

Vanderbilt Chromis can be found in and around coral reefs throughout all of the Central Indo-Pacific. In the wild, they can be located in large groups of individuals, which eat Zooplankton that is found in the waters over the reef. They then return to the safety of the coral reef in case of threat by predatory fish species larger than them. The Vanderbilt Chromis is a very hardy species that is ideal for beginners in marine aquariums.

The Vanderbilt Chromis is not a species with particular requirements for care apart from clean water and some rocks that give an area to hide in times of fear. The attractive coloration of the Vanderbilt Chromis and their durability make them a well-known species for aquariums. The popularity of these species among enthusiasts has increased their availability in retail stores for aquariums as retailers try to meet the growing demand for the fabled Chromis species.

 

Vanderbuilt Chromis Diet

In the wild, Vanderbilt Chromis consume zooplankton, which is abundantly found close to the reef. In the aquarium at home, they are extremely easy to feed and happily accept a variety of frozen, live dried, freeze-dried, vitamin-rich brine shrimp mysis shrimp cyclop-eeze or chopped krill bloodworms in addition to other meaty marine foods that have been prepared and their natural desire for copepods, amphipods, and other planktonic foods. They will also take carnivore, omnivore, and herbivore pellets as well as flake food items. Feed 1 up to 2 times every day according to the amount they consume in 5 minutes.

 

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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