Minor Notodoris (Notodoris minor)
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Alternative names[edit | edit source]
- Minor Notodoris
Origin[edit | edit source]
- They are found on reefs across the Indo-Pacific, from China to Queensland.
Sexing[edit | edit source]
- Nudibranchs are hermaphroditic, however they do not fertilise themselves when breeding and will pair up, with both individuals then laying eggs.
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- Not recommended for keeping in captivity due to their sensitivity.
Diet[edit | edit source]
- Extremely fussy eaters, the Notodoris Minor exclusively feeds on calcareous sponges belonging to the Leucettidae family.
Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]
- Very delicate to changes in their environment. Requires an SG of 1.023-1.025.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- Constantly on the prowl for food, they are a form of sea slug therefore move quite slowly and can be a target for boisterous fish.
Identification[edit | edit source]
- This nudibranch is a member of the Doridoidea family, it has a broad flat foot with it's gills midway along it's body hiding under 3 lobes. It's coloured a very bright vivid yellow, including the rhinophores, and this is criss-crossed with thin black lines, as if it's been splashed by black paint.