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The Chrysiptera springeri, commonly known as the Springer's damselfish, is a vibrant and colorful saltwater fish species that is native to the Indo-Pacific region. This small damselfish has a distinctive blue-green body with yellow markings, making it a popular choice for aquarium enthusiasts.


Springer's damselfish grow to a maximum size of 3 inches and require a minimum tank size of 20 gallons. They are hardy and easy to care for, making them suitable for beginner aquarists. They thrive in a well-established tank with plenty of live rock and hiding places.


These omnivorous fish will eat a variety of foods, including flakes, pellets, and small pieces of meaty foods. It's important to provide a balanced diet to ensure they receive all the necessary nutrients for optimal health.


Springer's damselfish are known for their aggressive behavior towards other fish, so it's important to select tankmates carefully. They are best kept in a species-only tank or with other aggressive fish species that can hold their own.


Overall, the Springer's damselfish is a beautiful and easy-to-care-for fish species that adds a splash of color to any saltwater aquarium.


Water Parameters:

  • pH: 8.0-8.4
  • Salinity: 1.020-1.025
  • Temperature: 72-78°F


Please note that these are general guidelines, and for more accurate values, we encourage you to contact Living Aquarium by phone or in person. Within store hours, our team of experts are always happy to answer any questions you may have and provide personalized guidance on care.

Springer's Damselfish

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