Striped Dottyback (Pseudochromis sankeyi)

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Striped Dottyback

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Striped Dottyback

Pseudochromis sankeyi

114 Litres (30 US G.)

5.1-7.6cm (2-3 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-10 years

Family

Pseudochromidae

This animal is available captive bred



Additional names

Striped Dottyback, Sankey's Dottyback


Origin[edit | edit source]

From the Gulf of Aden and the southwestern part of the Red Sea.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Protogynous hermaphrodite. Will breed in captivity.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Peaceful


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will prey on pests such as bristleworms. Should be should be fed meaty foods such as marine fish, mysis shrimp, crustacean flesh and quality frozen fish preparations.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Reef tank


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Mixes well


Identification[edit | edit source]

The body is white and black striped laterally. The dorsal fin and edges of the caudal fin are transparent. Has been hybridised with the Orchid Dottyback.

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