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Old 01-02-2013, 02:22 AM   #1
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Do chromis have to school?

I'm starting a 56 gallon fowlr and want some blue green chromis to start out with. Do I need more than 2 of them for them to be happy?
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I'm starting a 56 gallon fowlr and want some blue green chromis to start out with. Do I need more than 2 of them for them to be happy?
I have 2 in my tank and they seem to be ok, a bit shy at times though. IMO I'd say 3 or more would be best for them.
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I've heard if you get too many in your tank they end up killing each other... Is this true?
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I started out with 3 chromis. 2 of them disappeared for no reason it seemed. The 3rd started to get shy so I decided to get a clown. They have been "buddies" since and now the chromis is very brave. 2 or 3 is good to get as they are schooling fish. I've never heard that they kill each other. They are peaceful schooling fish, but are considered in the damsel family. Damsels are aggressive and can bully each other, but not chromis.
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