Dwarf Spotted Sea Hare

Species information for the Dwarf Spotted Sea Hare, in the Nudibranch category.

  1. Scientific name - Dolabella spp.

    Common name - Sea Hare

    Max Size – 3 in (7.5 cm)

    Care Level – Difficult

    Temperament – Peaceful

    Foods and feeding – This nudibranch will only eat Bryopsis sp. algae, and will starve when this food source is gone.

    Aquarium suitability -

    Reef compatibility – Yes

    Captive care – This nudibranch only feeds on Bryopsis sp. algae and can be used to manage an infestation. But you should be able to return or rehome this nudibranch because they will starve when the infestations Is gone. They are active at night. Like all inverts, nudibranches require pristine water conditions and small amounts of nitrates or copper are fatal to them.
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2011
    little_fish, Jan 20, 2011