Striped Dottyback (Pseudochromis sankeyi)

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Striped Dottyback

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Striped Dottyback

Pseudochromis sankeyi

114 Litres (30 US G.)

5.1-7.6cm (2-3 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-10 years

Family

Pseudochromidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Striped Dottyback, Sankey's Dottyback


Origin

From the Gulf of Aden and the southwestern part of the Red Sea.

Sexing

Protogynous hermaphrodite. Will breed in captivity.

Tank compatibility

Peaceful

Diet

Will prey on pests such as bristleworms. Should be should be fed meaty foods such as marine fish, mysis shrimp, crustacean flesh and quality frozen fish preparations.

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Reef tank

Behaviour

Mixes well

Identification

The body is white and black striped laterally. The dorsal fin and edges of the caudal fin are transparent. Has been hybridised with the Orchid Dottyback.

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