This species is known as Diadem Dottyback
and the correct latin name is Pseudochromis diadema
. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Dottyback
) It's origin is Indo-Pacific
Character and suggestions regarding care
An aggressive fish.
Diadem Dottyback can grow up to 6 cm what is approximately 2 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 720cm2
of water surface which is approximately 111 square inch. It is recommended to raise this species in fish tanks that are medium. (e
) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold 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 pH levels shouldn't be outside of 8.0 - 8.3 since most marine fish are used to the mentioned range of pH values.
A carnivore; Mysis Shrimp and other meat based food is necessary.
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