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Profile lexID: 6612 AphiaID: 398493 Scientific: Pictichromis ephippiata German: Zwergbarsch English: Saddled Dottyback Category: Dværg barser Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Pseudochromidae (Family) > Pictichromis (Genus) > ephippiata (Species) Initial determination: (Gill, Pyle & Earle, ), 1996 Occurrence: Indonesien, Papua NeuGuinea , Vestlige Stillehav Sea depth: 30 - 50 Meter Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Food: Frozen food (small sorts), Artemia, Mysis Tank: ~ 400 Liter Difficulty: Average Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Captive breeding / propagation The offspring of Pictichromis ephippiata are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Pictichromis ephippiata, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Pictichromis ephippiata, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Pictichromis ephippiata (Gill, Pyle & Earle, 1996)
The Picture from the Pictichromis is from De Jong Marinelife, Netherlands.
Collected from coral and rubble slopes. Also found in reef slopes and dropoffs around overhangs and rocks in 30-50 m
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