Springer’s Damsel

Fish Type: Damsels

Scientific Name: Chrysiptera springeri


Color: blue
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Omnivore
Max Size: 2.4"
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gal
Relative Care: Easy
Photo Courtesy of Manhattan Reefs

Springer’s Damsel (Chrysiptera springeri) is a damsel that many regard as the Flatworm eating damsel. A lot of damsels eat flatworms but this one in particular stays smaller with a max size of about 2 inches. It also lacks the aggressiveness that many damsels display. They will eat prepared foods rather easily and have been known to breed in aquariums.

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