Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto)

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Royal Gramma

Royal Gramma

Gramma loreto

114 Litres (30 US G.)

6.4-7.6cm (2.5-3 ")


8.0 - 8.5

22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Other (See article)

3-5 years



Additional names

Fairy Basslet

Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are usually larger than females

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful, even shy, fish if kept in a large enough tank, but can become aggressive towards tank mates if kept in a nano environment.

Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Middle to bottom feeder. Feed twice a day on frozen Brine shrimp and Mysis shrimp

Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Prefers a large and spacious tank with safe hiding places.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Peaceful and shy if kept in a spacious tank, but aggressive if kept in cramped conditions.

Identification[edit | edit source]

A very vividly coloured fish, the head to mid-section are purple, the rear yellow, the colours fade together. Not to be confused with the Pseudochromis paccagnella, where the two colours end abruptly before the second colour begins. This fish also looks very similar to it's relative the Gramma brasiliensis.

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