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      Registered: July 2003
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      Scientific Name: Chromis limbata
      Max. size: 12.0 cm SL (male/unsexed)
      Environment: reef-associated; non-migratory; marine ; depth range 5 - 45m
      Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: including the Azores, Madeira, and the Canary Islands; also reported from west Africa between Senegal and Pointe Noire, Congo.
      Morphology: Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 10-12
      Biology: Inhabits rocky reefs and sand-weed areas.
      Aquarium Care:These are schooling and peaceful damselfishes, and basically an open water feeder. They should be kept in schools/shoals of three or more. Feed a varied diet a few times daily. Meaty foods such as vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, mysis shrimp, flake foods high in vegetable matter, and other quality frozen foods are the preferred foodstuffs. Has a temperature range of 70 - 79°F (21 - 26°C). Natural diet consists mostly of zooplankton with some algae
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