Brazilian Gramma – Gramma brasilinsis
Species Name: Gramma brasilinsis
Common Names: Brazilian Gramma, Brazilian basslet
Family: Grammatidae (Basslets)
Order: Perciformes (perch-likes)
Class: Acinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 3.1 inches / 8cm
Environment: Reef, Depth 3-22m
Origin: Southwest Atlantic. Endemic to Brazil
Temperament: Semi-aggressive – more aggressive than G. loreto
Company: Keeping more than one if very risky, and is only recommended in a tank of no less than 75gal or as a confirmed Male-Female pair. Not compatible with other basslets. Should be kept with more passive species. Avoid smaller delicate shrimp as they may be eaten.
Aquarium Setup: 20gal, caves are a must.
Food: Feed meaty foods such as Mysids, Brine Shrimp, Plankton, Krill, and chopped shell fish such as clams, scallops, and shrimp. Will usually accept prepared foods as well, high quality pellets recommended.
Breeding: No info
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