Blue Eye Royal Dottyback (Pictichromis dinar)
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Blue Eye Royal Dottyback
114 Litres (30 US G.)
6.4-7.6cm (2.5-3 ")
8.1 - 8.5
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)
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Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Females are slightly more slender than males. Not much is known about their reproduction.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- An aggressive and territorial fish despite it's small size.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- Can easily be mistaken for Pictichromis paccagnellae, however P.dinar has a much more vivid blue eye, compared to P.paccagnellae which is more purple in colour. P.dinar also has a lyre shape to its caudal fin, lacking in P.paccagnellae. The colour margin between the magnificent maroon anterior and brilliant yellow posterior features a transitional band of colour.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )