Orange Chromide (Etroplus maculatus)
Male & Female wild caught Orange Chromide
Male & Female Orange Chromide with new born fry.
Female Orange chromide before breeding.
Male Orange Chromide with his new born fry, Orange chromide fry feed on mucus produced on the parents body.
Orange chromides scientific name is Etroplus maculatus.
This is new born orange chromide fry, just few hours after the eggs were hatched, orange chromide eggs hatch in 2 to 5 days.
As Juveniles Orange chromides school, they need at least a 40 gallon aquarium.
Etroplus maculatus pair guarding their fry.
Orange Chromide Tank mates are Mono Angelfish, Scats, Green Chromide & brackish water mollies.