Austrailian Dottyback

Species information for the Austrailian Dottyback, in the Dottybacks category.

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Ogilbyina Novaehollandia

    COMMON NAME - Australian Dottyback

    SIZE - 3.9" (10 cm)

    RANGE - Southern Great Barrier Reef

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 30 US Gal (114 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet of marine meaty fare live and frozen, fish chopped up, crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp, feed daily.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat smaller docile tankmates, crustaceans, bristleworms, small mantis shrimps.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Will attack most anything that enters its domain, do not house with docile species or other dottybacks. With caution can be kept with squirrelfishes, soldierfishes, larger angelfishes, hawkfishes, surgeonfishes, triggerfishes. Keep only one per tank.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 23, 2014
    jhnrb, May 2, 2009