Longfin Dottyback

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

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis Polynemus

    COMMON NAME - Longfin Dottyback

    SIZE - 4.7" (12 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet of marine meaty foods live, fresh, or frozen. Feed daily.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat tubeworms and shrimps.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Not as aggressive as other dottybacks, but, care should be taken when housing with less aggressive tankmates or smaller species. A rocky aquascape with plenty of hiding places is a plus, do not house with other dottybacks, keep only one per tank unless a proven pair can be obtained.

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