reef safe butterfly fish??

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    jcegt87 Dude Dude DUDE!!!!!!

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    are their any out their???
     
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    Alexander

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    copperbands are reletively safe if kept well fed. there are some corals they may nip at but if well fed they should be good. no clams. and i also dont reccomend them. they dont fair too well in captivity
     
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    jcegt87 Dude Dude DUDE!!!!!!

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    huh ... im confused about the clam coment???
     
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    copperbands will almost for sure eat your clam up
     
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    Copperbands rarely survive more than a couple months. The longest I've heard of one living was Yote's, his lasted about six months. That's about it for butterflies. The rest of them will eat corals.
     
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    I haven't hear of any butterflies that were 100% reef safe.There are some that are ''with caution'' meaning small ornamental shrimps and corals can still be in danger.Copperbands(so difficult) and Golden(easy-moderate but expensive) are two of the reef safer kinds.
     
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