Sankeys Dottyback

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

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis Sankeyi

    COMMON NAME - Shankey's Dottyback

    SIZE - 3.1" (8 cm)

    RANGE - Southern Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied marine live, fresh, or frozen diet for carnivores. Feed daily.



    CAPTIVE CARE - Not extremely aggressive, can be kept in small groups in a larger system provided lots of hiding places are provided, if more than one is housed in same tank introduce all at same time. Known to eat smaller bristleworms in systems with live rock, may jump from open top tanks.

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