Diadem Dottyback

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Diadem Dottyback

This fish is known as Diadem Dottyback and the correct latin name is Pseudochromis diadema. It belongs to the Dottyback family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive fish.

Diadem Dottyback can grow up to 6 cm what is approximately 2 inches. 1 specimen basically needs at least 720cm2 of water surface which is approximately 111 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is easy to keep the Diadem Dottyback fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

A carnivore; Mysis Shrimp and other meat based food is necessary.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 21 10:42:29 UTC 2007
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