Orange Chromide is a popular freshwater fish found in the Indo-West Pacific. This species of fish, known for its vibrant colors, is widely kept as an aquarium fish.
Orange Chromides typically live in shallow warm water habitats like estuaries and creeks, feeding on zooplankton and small, newly hatched fish. They are also known to eat insects, crustaceans, and mollusks.
A typical Orange Chromide can grow to a length of 20 cm, although the record for the longest is 34 cm.
Orange Chromides are found mainly in the northern waters of Australia, including the coastal regions of Jakarta, Thailand, and the Philippines.
Orange Chromides have an oval body shape and have thick, bright orange scales that cover their back and sides.
The Orange Chromide is omnivorous, meaning they eat plants and animals.
For breeding, Orange Chromides form monogamous pairs and nest in crevices and narrow cavities.
Orange Chromides are typically preyed upon by larger, more aggressive predators.
Orange Chromides can be kept in a freshwater or brackish aquarium.
Orange Chromides require weekly partial water changes and a balanced diet of living and frozen invertebrates.
Orange Chromides are usually found in the wild alone or small groups.