Sunrise Dottyback

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

  1. FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis Flavivertex

    COMMON NAME - Sunrise Dottyback

    SIZE - 3.1" (8 cm)

    RANGE - Red Sea and Gulf of Aden

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Meaty marine frozen and live preparations, marine fish chopped, crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp. Feed daily.


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - May eat smaller ornamental crustaceans.

    CAPTIVE CARE - An excellent addition to the reef tank, will control and feed on small mantis shrimp, small fireworms, this is a less aggressive dottyback and is suitable for some community tankds, may tolerate closely related species, can be intimidated by larger tankmates and may hide and starve. Feed high quality and a varied diet to retain colors.

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