Pseudochromis olivaceusis commonly referred to as Olive dottyback. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 5641 AphiaID: 218332 Scientific: Pseudochromis olivaceus German: Olivgrüner Zwergbarsch English: Olive Dottyback Category: Basslets Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pseudochromis (Genus) > olivaceus (Species) Initial determination: Rüppell, 1835 Occurrence: Arabian Sea, Red Sea, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 20 Meter Size: up to 3.54" (9 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) Food: Copepods, Cyclops, Invertebrates, Zooplankton Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2013-06-16 20:37:05
Last edit: 2017-04-24 13:09:04
Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Pseudochromis olivaceus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Pseudochromis olivaceus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Pseudochromis olivaceus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pseudochrominae (Subfamily) > Pseudochromis (Genus) > Pseudochromis olivaceus (Species)
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