Minor Notodoris (Notodoris minor)

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Minor Notodoris

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Notodoris minor

Notodoris minor

114 Litres (30 US G.)

7.6-8.9cm (3-3.5 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

23.9-25.6°C (75 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

Carnivore
Live Foods

2-3 years





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.

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