The Golden Dottyback (Pseudochromis aureus-fuscus) is also known as the Brown Dottyback, and the Dusky Dottyback. The Golden Dottyback is a stunning and colorful fish that has a completely Golden-yellow body color that will add a splash of color to any reef keepers aquarium. They can be kept in small groups if they are introduced at the same time.
Dottybacks are a valued asset to most reef keepers in the hobby as they are usually small and often brightly colored. The Golden Dottyback is quite often found alone and occasionally in small groups along coral reefs and rocky reef slopes. They live inside reef structures, often at the back of caves and are a very territorial and aggressive about their boundaries. They enjoy darting in and out of rocky crevices and recesses of seaward facing reefs in moderate surge zones where they feed on small fish and invertebrates.
Golden Dottyback 6-10 cm
Scientific Name Pseudochromis aureus-fuscus Origin Indo-Pacific Max Size 10 cm Reef Safe Yes Min Tank Size Medium Diet Carnivore Care Level Moderate Temperament Semi-Aggressive