Highfin coralfish

Species information for the Highfin coralfish, in the Butterflys category.

  1. FAMILY - Chactodontidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Coradion Altivelis

    COMMON NAME - Highfin Coralfish

    SIZE - 5.9" (15 cm)

    RANGE - Andaman Sea, Sumatra, Papua New Guinea,Sothern Japan, Northwestern Australia

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

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Colonial Ascidians, sponges, hydroids


    REEF COMPATIBILITY - With caution. May nip stony corals and some soft corals such as Xeniids.

    CAPTIVE CARE - Acclimates well to captive care, will accept a varied diet of aquarium marine fare. Keep with peaceful tankmates until acclimated, a pair can be kept is a larger tank, provide plenty of swimming room and an established reef structure with sponges and small crustaceans. Feed a varied diet of marine fare for carnivores and herbivores. 72-81 F (22-27 C)

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    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 3, 2013
    jhnrb, Jan 24, 2009

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