Dottybacks

Dottybacks are a beautiful species of marine fish

Whitetail Dottyback (Manonichthys cf. alleni) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 3” Colouring: Grey, Blue, Pink Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F       Sources of information

Sunrise Dottyback (Pseudochromis flavivertex) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: With Caution Max Size: 3” Colouring: Yellow, Blue,  Diet: Carnivore Origins: Red Sea Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   Sources of information  

Springeri Dottyback (Pseudochromis springerii) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 2.5” Colouring: Black, Blue,  Diet: Carnivore Origins: Red Sea Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F Sources of information

Ring Eyed Dottyback (Pseudoplesiops typus) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 2.5” Colouring: Green, Red, Pink Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 10 Gallons / 40 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F       Sources of information

Red Elongated Dottyback (Pseudochromis elongatus) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 2.5” Colouring: Orange, Black, Pink Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   Sources of information

Orangetail Dottyback (Psuedochromis coccinicauda) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 2.5” Colouring: Red, Blue, Orange Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   Sources of information  

Neon Dottyback (Pseudochromis aldabraensis) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 4” Colouring: Green, Blue, Yellow, Red Diet: Carnivore Origins: USA – Captive bred Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F Sources of information

Double Striped Dottyback (Pseudochromis bitaeniatus) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 3” Colouring: White, Red, Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 30 Gallons / 115 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F       Sources of information

Yellow Dottyback (Pseudochromis fuscus) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: With Caution Max Size: 4” Colouring: Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 120 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F It is easy to see why

Splendid Dottyback (Manonichthys splendens) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: Yes Max Size: 4” Colouring: Blue, Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indo-Pacific Family: Pseudochromidae Minimum Tank Size: 120 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F The Splendid Dottyback (Manonichthys splendens) has