Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto)

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Royal Gramma

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Royal Gramma

Gramma loreto

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.0 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Other (See article)

3-5 years

Family

Grammatidae



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Additional names

Fairy Basslet


Origin

Sexing

Males are usually larger than females

Tank compatibility

A generally peaceful, even shy, fish if kept in a large enough tank, but can become aggressive towards tank mates if kept in a nano environment.

Diet

Feeding regime

Middle to bottom feeder. Feed twice a day on frozen Brine shrimp and Mysis shrimp

Environment Specifics

Prefers a large and spacious tank with safe hiding places.

Behaviour

Peaceful and shy if kept in a spacious tank, but aggressive if kept in cramped conditions.

Identification

A very vividly coloured fish, the head to mid-section are purple, the rear yellow, the colours fade together. Not to be confused with the Pseudochromis paccagnella, where the two colours end abruptly before the second colour begins. This fish also looks very similar to it's relative the Gramma brasiliensis.

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