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Neon Dottyback

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Pseudochromis aldabraensis

Other Name(s) Arabian Blulined Dottyback; Orange Dottyback

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Neon Dottyback

GOOD Fish
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Orange body with neon blue stripes from mouth to end of tail fin; from mouth to gill plate; and a third along lower gill plate. Aggressive defender of its territory. Best as one of the final introductions to a tank; requires plenty of hiding places. Best kept alone or in mated pairs.