Royal Gramma
Gramma loreto

Care Level




Reef Compatible


Plant Safe


Max Size

2" - 5"

Minimum Tank Size

20 gallon


Purple, Yellow



Water Conditions

Basic (8.2-8.5 pH), Salinity (1.02-1.025 specific gravity), High Water Hardness (10-15 dGH), 72-80 degrees Fahrenheit


General: The Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto) naturally occupy various reefs within the western Atlantic Ocean. The Royal Gramma will reach a length of three inches, are considered to be reef safe, is a relatively hardy fish, and will require a minimum tank size of 20 gallons. This Basslets is typically an active, and peaceful fish. The Royal Gramma may be kept as an individual, or in pairs. If kept as a pair, it is important to ensure the Basslet have an aquarium of 55 gallons, or more. Regardless, this Gramma should always be kept with other peaceful fish, and invertebrate species. A popular choice within the hobby, healthy Royal Gramma will help brighten any aquarium.

Aquarium Diet (Carnivore): The Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto) primarily consume meaty products such as Krill, Mysis Shrimp, Brine Shrimp, Plankton, and Carnivore Pellet.

Author: Aquatics Unlimited