Orchid Dottyback


Reef enthusiast
FAMILY - Cyprinodontiformes

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Pseudochromis Fridmani

COMMON NAME - Orchid Dottyback (Fridman's Dottyback)

SIZE - 2.8" (7 cm)

RANGE - Red Sea

MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 20 US Gal. (76 L)

FOODS AND FEEDING - Chopped marine fish, crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp, live and frozen fare for carnivores. Feed daily.


REEF COMPATIBILITY - Excellent, may eat bristleworms.

CAPTIVE CARE - Can be housed singly, in mated pairs, or in small groups provided the tank is large enough with plenty of live rock and hiding places. May pester smaller more docile species, larger aggressive tankmates may intimidate it into hiding and not eating. Very hardy and easy to feed, will defend its shelter from intrusion by tankmates.

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