Bicolour Pseudochromis (Pseudochromis paccagnella)

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Bicolour Pseudochromis

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Royal Dottyback

Pseudochromis paccagnella

114 Litres (30 US G.)

6.4-7.6cm (2.5-3 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.5

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

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

2-5 years

Family

Pseudochromidae





Additional names

Bicolour Pseudochromis, Bicolour Dottyback, Royal Dottyback, False Gramma

Additional scientific names

Pictichromis paccagnellae


Origin

Sexing

Females are slightly more slender than males. Not much is known about their reproduction.

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.

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

An aggressive and territorial fish despite it's small size.

Identification

Not to be confused with the more peaceful Royal Gramma, similar in colour pattern, however this fish has a straight line dividing the two colours, where as the Basslet fades into one another.

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