Spottail butterflyfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Chactodontidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chaetodon Ocellicaudus

    COMMON NAME - Spottail Butterflyfish

    SIZE - 5.5" (14 cm)

    RANGE - Malaysia, Papua New Buinea, Philippines, Belau

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Stony and soft coral polyps

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 8

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Not suited

    CAPTIVE CARE - House only one per tank, do not keep similarly colored tankmates. Captive requirements are similar to the Blackback Butterflyfish. Provide a varied diet for carnivores, feed min. 2 times a day.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 6, 2014
    jhnrb, Jan 23, 2009
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