Species group: Dottybacks and Pseuedochromis
Other common names: Bicolor Dottyback; Bicolor Pseudochromis; False Gramma
Scientific name: Pseudochromis paccagnellae
The Royal Dottyback is a hardy and colorful small fish which is commonly kept in marine aquariums.
The front of Pseudochromis paccagnellae is bright purple and the posterior is yellow.
The Dottyback can be very aggressive, and will defend its territory against fish several times its size, but gets along with many other common aquarium fish.
Provide with plenty of suitable hiding places. 20-30 gallon tank. The Royal Dottyback should be provided with a varied diet including meaty foods such as mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, finely chopped seafoods and frozen preparations.
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