Species group: Damselfish
Other common names: Black-and-Gold Chromis, Behn's Damsel, Yellowfin Damsel, Yellowtail Damsel; Blackmouth Bicolor Chromis; Bicolor Blackmouth Chromis; Blackmouth Damselfish; Bumblebee Chromis
Scientific name: Neoglyphidodon nigroris
The Balckmouth Bicolor Chromis is diurnal, remaining active mostly at daytime.
The Blackmouth Bicolor Chromis has a bright yellow body with horizontal black stripes. As the fish ages, its coloring changes from bright yellow to a brownish color, making it more attractive in its juvenile stage. The fish has a forked tail.
The Black-and-Yellow Damsel require a minimum size tank of 30 gallons. They are considered to be reef-safe because they do not eat invertebrates. They should be housed with larger and other semi-aggressive fish.
Color Form, beginner aquarist
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