Double Striped Dottyback (Pseudochromis bitaeniatus)

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Double Striped Dottyback

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Double Striped Dottyback

Pseudochromis bitaeniatus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

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

2-5 years

Family

Pseudochromidae



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Additional names

Double Striped Dottyback, Slender Dottyback, Two-Lined Dottyback

Additional scientific names

Dampieria bitaeniata


Origin

Sexing

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. This fish should not be considered shrimp-safe, it will eat smaller fancy shrimp species.

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