FAMILY - Chactodontidae SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chaetodon Trifasciatus COMMON NAME - Indian Ocean Redfin Butterflyfish, Indian Ocean Pinstriped Butterflyfish SIZE - 5.9" (15 cm ) RANGE - East Africa to Bali MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 Gal. (208 L) FOODS AND FEEDING - Specialized diet of coral polyps. Feeds mostely on Acropora corals, reluctant to accept substitutes in captivity, vitamin enriched live brine shrimp, clam on the half shell, mashed squid or shrimp on a bleached stony coral skeleton. Once feeding offer crustacean flesh, mysid shrimp, frozen preparations for carnivores. Feed at least 3 times a day AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 1 REEF COMPATIBILITY - Obligate corallivores. Will eat stony corals. CAPTIVE CARE - Make sure the fish is eating prior to purchase. Acclimation of this fish to captivity difficult and if attempted must be done when the fish is young. Should be left on the reef. Keep only one or a pair, Will stake out a large area for its territory and may be aggressive towards other food competitors or members of its own species. Ample supply of Acropora is a must.