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Splendid Dottyback, Captive-Bred ORA®
(Manonichthys splendens)
Splendid Dottyback, Captive-Bred ORA®
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
Captive-Bred

Quick Stats

Care Level Easy
Temperament Semi-aggressive
Color Form Blue, Pink, White, Yellow
Diet Carnivore
Reef Compatible Yes
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025
Max. Size 3"
Origin Captive-Bred, ORA®
Family Pseudochromidae
Minimum Tank Size 30 gallons
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Overview

The ORA® Captive-Bred Splendid Dottyback, also known as the Splendid Pseudochromis, has a blue body covered with white to light yellow spotting. It also has a yellow tail and a yellow mark between the eyes. Originating from Indonesia, this species can be territorial in smaller aquarium set-ups, maintaining with larger tank mates is ideal.

A 30-gallon or larger aquarium provides a good environment. It will not be intimidated by other fish and will defend its territory, even against fish two to three times its size. It will eat small ornamental shrimp.

The ORA Captive-Bred Splendid Dottyback should be fed a varied diet consisting of foods specifically designed for carnivores. If kept in a reef aquarium, the ORA Captive-Bred Splendid Dottyback should be fed once per day.

Approximate Purchase Size: 1" to 2"

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