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ORA Fridmani - Orchid - Aquacultured
Pseudochromis fridmani
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Tank Stats
Size: 2-3 inches
Care Level: Easy
Temperament: protective of territory
Reef Safe:
Diet: Pellet, Flake, Brine
Origin: Aquacultured
Acclimation Time: 2+ hours
Coral Safe: Yes
Invertebrate Safe: Monitor with shrimp
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons

The Fridmani, a.k.a. Orchid Dottyback, is a stunning and colorful fish with its bright violet color and flowing fins. These small fish have a slender body that allows them to jet in and out of rockwork at a fast pace. In nature, they will stay in their hole waiting for passing food. These fish are hard to find in local shops as they hail from the Red Sea and are found at deep depths. The Fridmani offered at is aquacultured and does exceptionally well in the home aquarium. They are perfect for reef tanks and accept most fish foods. Only one should be kept per tank.Dottybacks are a group of small, colorful basslet-like fish that inhabit the crevices and small caves of the coral reef.Dottybacks can be kept in smaller aquariums, although larger tanks with plenty of live rock are preferable. They are territorial and will defend the area they have claimed as home quite aggressively. Housing several dottybacks depends on the size of the tank and the amount of hiding places available. There is some success with introducing several dottybacks at the same time, this allows each to establish a territory to defend, without giving an advantage to one. Once a dottyback has becomes accustomed to a tank, it is usually difficult to get another introduced without being attacked. Dottybacks vary species by species in aggressiveness, and care should be taken when deciding which to introduce to an aquarium community.Dottybacks are easy to feed, and frozen foods such as Mysid shrimp or Brine shrimp are readily accepted. They are also known to feed on small bristle worms, and have been introduced to tanks to help control excessive bristle worm populations. Aqua-cultured dottybacks are also fed pellet or granulated food.The family of Dottybacks are well known for their elusive nature. These fish tend to stay within their crevice or cave until it is time to feed. Their color is usually quite dramatic and they are capable of changing their sex. When eggs are laid the males are known to pick up the eggs with their mouths in order to keep them aerated.

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