Red Elongated Dottyback (Pseudochromis elongatus)

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Red Elongated Dottyback

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Red Elongated Dottyback

Pseudochromis elongatus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

2-5 years

Family

Pseudochromidae



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Additional names

Red Elongated Dottyback, Floppy-tail Dottyback


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Can be aggressive and territorial, keep one per tank. Keep with larger fish such as Tangs, and larger Clownfish. Smaller mild-tempered fish are liable to be attacked and bullied by this fish. This fish should not be considered shrimp-safe, it will eat smaller fancy shrimp species.

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