Oriental butterflyfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Chactodontidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chaetodon Auripes

    COMMON NAME - Oriental Butterflyfish

    SIZE - 7.8" (20 cm)

    RANGE - Japan, Taiwan

    MIN. SIZE AQUARIUM - 75 US Gal. (284 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Sea anemones, stony coral polyps, polychaete worm tentacles, filamentous algae, invertebrate eggs.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - No

    CAPTIVE CARE - Can tolerate lower temperatures, feed a varied diet for carnivores, herbivores, and omnivores, feed a min. of 3 times a day, provide plenty of swimming room.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 14, 2014
    jhnrb, Jan 22, 2009
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