Vanderbilt Chromis (Chromis vanderbuilti)

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Max Size: 3 inches
Diet: Omnivore
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Compatible: Yes
Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons

The Vanderbuilt Chromis, native to the reefs of Tonga, is a striking species frequently observed schooling. Sporting a vibrant yellow hue adorned with intricate blue stripes and fin accents, this fish possesses an exquisite appearance. Renowned for its durability, the Vanderbuilt Chromis thrives in both fish-only and reef aquarium setups. These fish exhibit a preference for cohabiting in groups of three or more individuals.

With its robust nature, this species is a popular choice across a range of aquarium environments. It is often chosen by beginners for long-term care in small schools, serving as an excellent introduction to the hobby. Moreover, it can be an eye-catching addition to exhibition tanks when congregated in larger numbers. Notably peaceful in temperament, the Vanderbuilt Chromis contributes to the tank's aesthetic appeal. When provided with high-quality water conditions, these fish can thrive for a remarkable 8 to 15 years within an aquarium.

A well-rounded diet is essential for this species' health. Incorporating a variety of meaty foods, herbivore flakes, and frozen offerings is recommended. Utilizing foods enriched with essential vitamins can further uphold the fish's vivid coloration over time.