Butterflyfish

Diet: Carnivore  |  Reef Compatible:  No | Behavior: Peaceful

Salinity: 1.020 - 1.025 | Water Temp: 72-82 F

MOST COMPATIBLE

Angelfish (Dwarf/Large), Anthias, Basslets, Blenny, Boxfish, Cardinalfish, Clownfish, Fairy Wrasse, Goby, Hawkfish, Jawfish, Pufferfish, Foxface/Rabbitfish, Tangs, Wrasse, Starfish

WITH CAUTION

Angelfish, Damsels

RED FLAGS

  • Loss of color or appetite

  • Spots or fungus on body or mouth

  • Cloudy Eyes

  • Erratic swimming

  • Labored respiration

  • Common Health Issue: Ich, Fish Rot, Fungus, Bacterial infections

TIPS

  • Butterflyfish are finicky eaters. May reject  all food sources except live coral. Feed 2x-3x a day.

  • Shy and peaceful fish. Provide lots of substrate, rocks and hiding places particularly live rock because it provides natural food source.

  • Tends t swim in pairs or small schools.