Royal Dottyback

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

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis Paccagnellae

    COMMON NAME - Royal Dottyback (Bicolor Dottyback)

    SIZE - 3.1" (8 cm)

    RANGE - Western Pacific

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Live and Frozen marine preparations for carnivores. Feed daily.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Will eat ornamental shrimps.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Very aggressive. Keep only one and then only with other aggressive fish. Offer foods enriched with vitamin and color enhancers, feed foods with carotenoids to help color stability.

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