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Bicolor Chromis

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LF_SLT_DAM_BC006558
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Pet Fish For Sale offers LIVE arrival on all of our stock. Restricted Guarantee - However for this species we cannot offer a guarantee beyond arrival for one or more reasons outlined below. Some species do not handle stress from environmental conditions well. These stresses can include poor water quality, harassment from tank mates or confined aquarium conditions. When stressed, these species can lose the ability to ward off infection and disease. Other species have such specialized feeding requirements that is difficult recreate in a aquarium and may succumb to mal nutrition. For the rare occurrence in which the livestock you ordered does not survive, it is important that you be familiar with the terms and conditions of our guarantee. Terms and Conditions: Please DO NOT discard the deceased item without authorization. Doing so will void all guarantees. For Dead On Arrival (DOA) items, we must be notified via email within one hour of delivery time posted by FedEx, for Dead After Arrival (DAA) items within the 7-Day allowance. A digital photograph must be submitted for any covered livestock loss. We do not issue credit for shipping costs or refunds for livestock purchases. Livestock credit is valid for one year from the date it is issued. Livestock credit may be used to replace a lost item or any against any livestock purchase. 7-Day Live Guarantee begins on the day livestock is shipped. Livestock listed as a Restricted Species are not covered. Note: Please see What To Do If An Item Is DOA/DAA for additional instructions & information. Shipping: If a delivery is refused for any reason, the customer will be held liable for the full cost of the invoice. Weather related delays, mechanical failure etc. which result in loss will not be covered. Orders shipped to a FedEx hold facility must be picked up within the first three hours of opening. Livestock Care: Customer must follow the Acclimation Guide even if the animal(s) appear to be dead. Livestock must be placed in an aquarium with compatible species. Choose livestock carefully, because animals which exhibit signs of physical abuse or damage due to harassment will not be covered. Water Parameters: Tank's water chemistry must be within the following parameters: Temperature: between 75-80 degrees F and constant pH: 8.1 - 8.3 Specific Gravity: 1.020 - 1.025 Ammonia: 0.0 ppm Nitrite: 0.0 ppm Nitrate: 0.0 - 20 ppm If an Arrive Alive item is DOA, you must notify us within one hour of delivery time posted by FedEx. Please see What To Do If An Item Is DOA/DAA for additional instructions and information. Aquarium Supplies Warranty: Most of the aquarium supplies sold on our site come with a standard manufacturer's warranty. In the unlikely event that a product is found to be defective, we recommend that you visit the manufacturer's website and follow their instructions regarding repair or replacement. PetFishforSale.com only offers products that the manufactures stand behind. If for any reason you are not happy with the way they handle a problem or if you are unable to contact them, please let us know.
SKU:
LF_SLT_DAM_BC006558
Availability:
Unknown
Weight:
1.00 Ounces
Width:
0.50 (in)
Height:
3.00 (in)
Depth:
1.00 (in)
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout
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Pet Bicolor Chromis For Sale

Peaceful personalities and exemplary hardiness best describe the pet Bicolor Chromis. The pet Bicolor Chromis are considered very peaceful with other conspecifics and tank mates, however, these can turn territorial towards other damsel species or chromis. Bicolor Chromis can also be kept with a large range of heterospecific tank mates, not overly aggressive bullies or species. Bicolor Chromis are chiefly black in shade that changes in white color towards the back edges of the dorsal, anal fins and also caudal fins.

Scientific Name: Chromis Margaritifer

Common Name: Bicolor Chromis, Black and White Chromis, Bicolor Chromis Damsel

Size: 0.5-1.0 inches and matures to 3.5 inches in length

Origin: Bicolor Chromis are commonly found traveling in schools in reefs of the Indo-Pacific, Australia, Christmas Islands, and Indian Ocean. 

Habitat: Being a diurnal species, pet Bicolor Chromis will hide within caves and crevices in the live rock at night and come out to swim around looking for planktonic or other foods during the day.

Diet: Pet Bicolor Chromis are omnivorous and stay around the surface looking for planktonic snacks within their natural environment. As aquarium inhabitants, they are not picky eaters and will readily accept a wide variety of live, frozen, freeze-dried, and vitamin enriched brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, amphipods, copepods, chopped krill, and blood worms as well as other prepared seafood. Pet Bicolor Chromis will also readily accept a wide range of quality pellets and flake foods for carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores. Feed 1 to 2 times per day. 

Temperament: Pet Bicolor Chromis are generally peaceful with other marine fish species, but should only be housed with other chromis or damsel species in very large systems as they can become territorial with similar species that aren't part of their own school. Overall, pet Bicolor Chromis can be housed with a wide variety of heterospecific tank mates that aren't highly aggressive bullies or overly territorial species. These refer to a schooling fish species that are quite popular amongst the novices to the advanced hobbyists.

Difficulty Rating: Beginner / Easy 

Captive Requirements: Pet Bicolor Chromis should be provided with an aquarium of 30 gallons or more with ample swimming space at the mid to upper levels as well as sand or crushed coral substrate and plenty of live rock for shelter. Pet Bicolor Chromis are social marine fish that must be stored in groups of minimum five individuals for offering constant activity, and ample of security.

Reef Tank Compatibility: The pet Bicolor Chromis is reef safe and has ability to be kept with almost all other fish that are non-predatory, invertebrates, and corals.

Additional Information: Pet Bicolor Chromis (Chromis margaritifer) are mainly black in coloration that changes to white at the rear ends of their anal and dorsal fins as well as their entire caudal fins; they are often confused with their Half-and-half Chromis (Chromis iomelas) relatives that are almost identical in coloration with the exception of being 50% black and 50% white, changing at their mid section between mouth and caudal fin. Some Damselfish even cultivate their preferred algae in a small "garden", so they have their own foodsource. This does explain their aggression towards other fish and invertebrates, which want to eat their algae.

Water Requirements: 72-80° F, dKH 8-12, sg 1.020-1.025, pH 8.1-8.4

Life Span: Damselfish are known to live 6-8 years in the wild, though some species may live 10-12 years in their natural habitats. In captivity Damselfish may live 18 to 20 years.

Reproduction: Pet Bicolor Chromis are oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding with the males guarding and aerating the eggs.

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Warranty:
Pet Fish For Sale offers LIVE arrival on all of our stock. Restricted Guarantee - However for this species we cannot offer a guarantee beyond arrival for one or more reasons outlined below. Some species do not handle stress from environmental conditions well. These stresses can include poor water quality, harassment from tank mates or confined aquarium conditions. When stressed, these species can lose the ability to ward off infection and disease. Other species have such specialized feeding requirements that is difficult recreate in a aquarium and may succumb to mal nutrition. For the rare occurrence in which the livestock you ordered does not survive, it is important that you be familiar with the terms and conditions of our guarantee. Terms and Conditions: Please DO NOT discard the deceased item without authorization. Doing so will void all guarantees. For Dead On Arrival (DOA) items, we must be notified via email within one hour of delivery time posted by FedEx, for Dead After Arrival (DAA) items within the 7-Day allowance. A digital photograph must be submitted for any covered livestock loss. We do not issue credit for shipping costs or refunds for livestock purchases. Livestock credit is valid for one year from the date it is issued. Livestock credit may be used to replace a lost item or any against any livestock purchase. 7-Day Live Guarantee begins on the day livestock is shipped. Livestock listed as a Restricted Species are not covered. Note: Please see What To Do If An Item Is DOA/DAA for additional instructions & information. Shipping: If a delivery is refused for any reason, the customer will be held liable for the full cost of the invoice. Weather related delays, mechanical failure etc. which result in loss will not be covered. Orders shipped to a FedEx hold facility must be picked up within the first three hours of opening. Livestock Care: Customer must follow the Acclimation Guide even if the animal(s) appear to be dead. Livestock must be placed in an aquarium with compatible species. Choose livestock carefully, because animals which exhibit signs of physical abuse or damage due to harassment will not be covered. Water Parameters: Tank's water chemistry must be within the following parameters: Temperature: between 75-80 degrees F and constant pH: 8.1 - 8.3 Specific Gravity: 1.020 - 1.025 Ammonia: 0.0 ppm Nitrite: 0.0 ppm Nitrate: 0.0 - 20 ppm If an Arrive Alive item is DOA, you must notify us within one hour of delivery time posted by FedEx. Please see What To Do If An Item Is DOA/DAA for additional instructions and information. Aquarium Supplies Warranty: Most of the aquarium supplies sold on our site come with a standard manufacturer's warranty. In the unlikely event that a product is found to be defective, we recommend that you visit the manufacturer's website and follow their instructions regarding repair or replacement. PetFishforSale.com only offers products that the manufactures stand behind. If for any reason you are not happy with the way they handle a problem or if you are unable to contact them, please let us know.
SKU:
LF_SLT_DAM_BC006558
Availability:
Unknown
Weight:
1.00 Ounces
Width:
0.50 (in)
Height:
3.00 (in)
Depth:
1.00 (in)
Shipping:
Calculated at Checkout

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