Captive Bred Orchid Dottyback

Captive Bred Orchid Dottyback

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Size: 1.5-2.5"

Orchid Dottyback (Pseudochromis fridmani)

Description:
A purple-colored Dottyback with a black stripe running through the eyes.

Natural Ecology:
Pseudochromis fridmani is a carnivore of worms and other small invertebrates.

Indigenous To:
Red Sea.

Behavior:
This species is one of the least aggressive species in the genus.

Compatibility:
Usually ignores corals and most invertebrates. They may attack tiny shrimps but are useful to curb the proliferation of bristle worms.

Food:
Proaquatix specimens have been weaned to take aquarium pellets and flakes. Freshly frozen invertebrates such as ocean plankton, Mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, and chopped squid will be readily accepted.