Yellowcrowned butterflyfish

Species information for the Yellowcrowned butterflyfish, in the Butterflys category.

  1. FAMILY - Chactodontidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chaetodon Flavocoronatus

    COMMON NAME - Yellowcrowned Butterflyfish

    SIZE - 4.9" (9 cm)

    RANGE - Mariana Islands, Guam, Tinian, Saipan, Maug

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. (208 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Unknown

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - with caution

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates readily to captivity, can be kept in groups is introduced at the same time, provide good water circulation, an established reef is a plus, may decimate tube worms, other wise it will eat most aquarium fare. Feed min. 2 times a day in a reef and three times a day in a fish only. Provide plenty of place to hide, very timid until acclimated to captivity. 72-82 F (22-28 C).

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