Azure Damselfish (Chrysiptera hemicyanea)

Chrysiptera hemicyanea commonly known as the Azure Damselfish. It is a semi-aggressive fish from the Indo-Pacific region. From the depth range of 5 to 40 m and grow to a size of 2.7 inches. Reef-associated and has a very striking personality with colors of bright blue and yellow. Very popular among both beginners and advance hobbyists. This fish is hardy and can tolerate substandard water parameters.

Azure Damselfish-Chrysiptera hemicyanea

I get this fish lot often very territorial and requires plenty of hiding places. This whole process of hiding and flashing out in the open is so much fun to watch. Azure Damselfish will eat everything thrown in the tank from pellets, flakes, brine shrimps to frozen food. Fish has the capability to bully other similar size fish so, keeping semi-aggressive fish is advisable.

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This is another pretty Chrysiptera one should eye, for their tank. Azure Damselfish is easy to keep and easy to care. It is not very demanding on the systems. So, if you are more interested in knowing more in detail about Azure click link Animal-World and FishBase.

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Like always it's my day one in the hobby. Always been a hobbyist but never knew would dive so deep in the hobby. I too started with a freshwater aquarium. When I first started saltwater aquarium it just grew on me and I knew that had to do more in this hobby. I am a Post-Grad in Business Administration have worked with Coldstar Logistics, Amazon and Jindal's before jumping completely in the ocean. Other than aquarium hobby I have my interests in travel, digital games and consumer web technology.

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