Fish Guide

Tono's Dottyback Pseudochromis   (Pseudochromis tonozukai)
Family: Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks)
Natural Range: Sumatra
Depth: 118-131 ft.   Size: 3.5 in.   Jumps: Yes   Space: 30+ gal.
Reef Safe: Yes   Care Level: Easy   Temperament: Caution
Diet: Crustaceans, bristleworm, zooplankton
Natural History: The Tono's Dottyback is only known from the reefs of a single island in Indonesia - Sumatra. It was only recently discovered in 2004. This species is sexually dimorphic so the male and female are easy to distinguish. It is found over reef slopes with mixed sand and rubble substrate.
Husbandry: As with all pseudochromids, male Tono's Dottyback can be particularly aggressive and so they should be housed with other semi-aggressive fish.

AKA: Sumatran Dottyback, Spot-stripe Dottyback

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