Butterfly fish

Butterfly fish are a beautiful species of marine fish.

Raccoon Fasciatus Butterflyfish (Chaetodon fasciatus) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: No Max Size: 8” Colouring: Black, Orange, Yellow Diet: Omnivore Origins: Red Sea Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 125 Gallons / 475 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F

Tinkeri Butterflyfish (Chaetodon tinkeri) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: No Max Size: 5.5” Colouring: Yellow, Black, Orange, White,  Diet: Carnivore Origins: Hawaii Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 120 Gallons / 455 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F

Spotband Butterflyfish (Chaetodon punctatofasciatus) Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: No Max Size: 5” Colouring: Yellow Diet: Omnivore Origins: Indonesia, Fiji Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 70 Gallons / 265 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F    

Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissimus)

Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissimus) The Yellow Longnose Butterflyfish (Forcipiger flavissimus) with its bright yellow colouration makes an attractive addition to the home aquarium. This peaceful fish is quite popular amongst marine hobbyists due to its eye catching colour and ease of care. This makes it a good beginner butterflyfish.   Care

Vagabond Butterflyfish (Chaetodon vagabundus) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Semi-Aggressive Reef Safe: No Max Size: 9” Colouring: Black, White, Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Indonesia, Fiji, Maldives Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 550 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   The Vagabond

Tear Drop Butterflyfish (Chaetodon unimaculatus) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: With Caution Max Size: 8” Colouring: Black, White, Yellow Diet: Omnivore Origins: Indonesia, Hawaii, Fiji, Africa, Red Sea Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 550 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg

Tahitian Butterflyfish (Chaetodon trichrous) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: With Caution Max Size: 5” Colouring: Black, Tan, Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Tahiti Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 300 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   Chaetodon trichrous is

Sunset Butterflyfish (Chaetodon pelewensis) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: No Max Size: 5” Colouring: Black, Yellow, Orange Diet: Omnivore Origins: South Pacific Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 300 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   The Sunset Butterflyfish

Sunburst Butterflyfish (Chaetodon aureofasciatus)

Sunburst Butterflyfish (Chaetodon aureofasciatus) The Sunburst Butterfly (Chaetodon aureofasciatus) is found in the Indo-West Pacific from New Guinea, Australia from the Great Barrier Reef to Western Australia and Melanesia. They may be found singly or in pairs in inshore reefs and coastal areas. Chaetodon aureofasciatus may also be referred to as

Spotfin Butterflyfish (Chaetodon ocellatus) Care Level: Moderate Temperament: Peaceful Reef Safe: With Caution Max Size: 8” Colouring: Black, White, Yellow Diet: Carnivore Origins: Western Atlantic Family: Chaetontidae Minimum Tank Size: 550 Litres Water Conditions: 22 – 25°C / dKH 8-12 / pH 8.1-8.4 / sg 1.020-1.025 / 72-78° F   The Spotfin