Scientific name: Chrysiptera Cyanea
Common name: Blue damselfish
Species: C. Cyanea
Description: Fusiform body, flat on the hips. It has 13 dorsal spines, 2 anal spines and 13-14 soft anal spines.
Coloring: It has a beautiful electric blue color;
Behavior: This fish is quite territorial and aggressive with other fish, if well set.
Sexual Dimorphism: The male of this fish reaches 8.5 inches long, while the female is 6.5 cm. The male has a muzzle and a yellow tail and the female and the young specimens usually have a black dot at the base of the back rib edge.
Habitat: It is a sea fish inhabiting cliffs between 1 and 10 meters deep. It lies in groups between rocks and corals of protected lagoons and horizontal cliffs.
Temperature: 26-30 ° pH: 8.1-8.4 Water hardness: dH 8-12
It is distributed throughout the Indo-Pacific Ocean, from the eastern end of the Indian Ocean to the north of Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, the Philippines, the Marianne Islands, Solomon, Carolinas and Samoa.
Swimming Level: It is one of the most skilled swimmers in the Pomacentridi, which is suitable for medium or large tanks.
Reproduction: It presents dichromatic and sexual dimorphism, as described in the sexual dimorphism section. They are ovaries, their eggs are demersal, that means they are deposited on the bottom and adherent to the substrate. Males take care of the eggs aerated to give them oxygen.
Extinguishing Risk: Minimum Risk.