Red Chromis (Neoglyphidodon crossi)
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfish)
Natural Range: Indo-Pacific Region
Depth: 3 to 16 ft. Size: 5 in. Jumps: No Space: 55+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes Care Level: Easy Temperament: Aggressive
Diet: Zooplankton, benthic invertebrates
Natural History: The Red Chromis is found on shallow rocky and coral-rich reefs. It is normally found individually. It has striking colors when young but like many Chromis species, becomes more pale as an adult.
Husbandry: The Red Chromis becomes noticeably more aggressive as it grows. It loses its striking color and becomes brown overall. It is a hardy aquarium fish but it should be kept with aggressive tankmates as it matures. Only one Red Chromis should be kept per tank. Juveniles kept together will often constantly harass each other.
AKA: Cross' Damsel
In Stock: 08/09/14, No
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