Tahiti butterflyfish

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FAMILY - Chactodontidae

SCIENTIFIC NAME - Chaetodon Trichrous

COMMON NAME - Tahiti Butterflyfish

SIZE - 4.9" (12 cm)

RANGE - Society Islands, Marquesas Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago

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

FOODS AND FEEDING - Zooplankton, benthic invertebrates,

AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

REEF COMPATIBILITY - With caution

CAPTIVE CARE - Keep only one or a pair per tank. Until acclimated keep with peaceful tankmates, provide a varied diet of aquarium marine fare. A close relative of Klein's Butterflyfish, feed min. 2 times a day. 72-81 F (22-27 C). Readily acclimates to captivity and is a very durable fish once acclimated.

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