Purple Dottyback

Brand: Dottybacks


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  • Scientific Name: Pseudochromis porphyrea
  • Reef Safe
  • Easy Care
  • Semi-Aggressive
  • Carnivore
  • Min. 30 Gallon Tank
  • Maximum growth size is 3 inches
  • Subject may vary from picture

The Purple Dottyback needs a 30 gallon or larger aquarium. It may become aggressive towards other Pseudochromis or fish with similar body shapes. It is easy to keep in an aquarium when provided with numerous hiding places.

The diet consists of meaty foods such as brine shrimp and prepared frozen foods. Foods should be enriched and varied in order to preserve its beautiful coloration.