Dusky Dottyback

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

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis

    COMMON NAME - Dusky Dottyback (Yellow Dottyback)

    SIZE - 3.9" (10 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - A varied marine live or frozen fare for carnivores. Feed daily.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat ornamental shrimps.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Tends to be territorial, do not keep with small or docile fishes, do not keep with members of its own kind except for a male female pair. May jump out of an open top tank, some individuals can become very aggressive.

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