Bluelined Dottyback

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

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis Cyanotaenia

    COMMON NAME - Bluelined Dottyback (Bluebarred Dottyback, Surge Dottyback)

    SIZE - 2.4" (6 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal (76 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty Marine diet, marine fish, crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp, brine shrimp, live or frozen marine preparations for carnivores. Feed daily.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat small buteworms, small ornamental shrimps, snails.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Can be housed with some of the more peaceful species if introduced last, provide ample hiding places, keep only one per tank, may not feed adequately if kept with aggressive feeding tankmates.

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