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Springer’s Dottyback

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Pseudochromis springerii

Other Name(s) Springeri Dottyback; Springer's Pseudochromis

Care Level

Family

Springer’s Dottyback

GOOD Fish
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Dark blue to black with bright blue lines across the head. Moderate defender of its territory; keeping more than one dottyback in an aquarium requires both to be added to the tank at the same time and the availability of many hiding places.