Royal Dottyback

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Royal Dottyback

This marine aquarium fish is known as Royal Dottyback and the correct latin name is Pseudochromis paccagnellae. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Dottyback family. (e) It's origin is Western Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive Dottyback.

Royal Dottyback can grow up to 7 cm what is approximately 2 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 840cm2 of water surface which is approximately 130 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 Royal 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. So that meat based food is necessary. Prepared foods or Mysis Shrimp are OK.

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Document modified on Fri Dec 21 11:03:16 UTC 2007
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