Two-lined Dottyback (Pseudochromis bitaeniatus)

Common Name: Two-Lined Dottyback
Scientific Name: Pseudochromis bitaeniatus
Reef-Safe: Yes
Min. Tank Size: 30 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Temperament: Aggressive
Max. Size: 7.2 cm (2.8")
Range: Indonesia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Soloman Islands, and Australia (Queensland and Northwest Shelf)
Depth: 2 - 38m (6.5 - 124.6ft)
Diet: Carnivore
Remarks: A bold and active fish that prefers large amount of live rock with hiding places that it can claim territory on. It will go after fish that venture near its territory and a large size aquarium helps dilute the aggression. Its diet includes small ornamental shrimps and crustacean.