Sunrise Dottyback (Pseudochromis flavivertex)
Proaquatix

Sunrise Dottyback (Pseudochromis flavivertex)

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A powder blue-colored Dottyback with a yellow stripe that runs along the dorsal head and body and continues to the caudal fin.

Natural Ecology:
Pseudochromis flavivertex is a carnivore of worms and other small invertebrates. This species is often found in groups.

Indigenous To:
Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.

Behavior:
This species is one of the least aggressive species in the genus.

Compatibility:
Usually ignores corals and most invertebrates. They may attack small shrimps but are useful to curb the proliferation of bristle worms.

Food:
Proaquatix specimens have been weaned to take aquarium pellets and flakes. Freshly frozen invertebrates such as ocean plankton, Mysis shrimp, brine shrimp, and chopped squid will be readily accepted.