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.