Copperband Butterflyfish – Aussie Caught

$75.00

In Stock

Buy this product to earn 75 Reef Bucks

Description

Chelmon Rostratus

  • Care Level: Difficult
  • Temperament: Peaceful
  • Reef Compatible: With Caution
  • Diet: Carnivore
  • Max. Size: 20cm
  • Origin: Indo Pacific

The Copperband Butterflyfish, also known as the Beaked Butterflyfish, Beaked Coralfish, or Orange Stripe Butterfly, has a long, narrow nose and mouth used for hunting into crevices and holes for food. The Copperband Butterflyfish has yellow-orange vertical bands with a black edging. It has a false eyespot on the rear of the dorsal fin. This is a difficult fish to mistake for any other.

It is best housed in very large reefs, or in peaceful community tanks. It should be kept singly, not with conspecifics or similar butterflyfish, and should not be kept with any stress-inducing fish. Caution should be exercised if housing these fish in a reef aquarium. They may pick on invertebrates, especially anemones and feather dusters. They are an excellent fish when used to control aiptasia, or glass anemones, in the reef aquarium.

The Copperband Butterflyfish is a difficult fish to feed; it is a shy and deliberate feeder that may need a variety of foods offered to it in order to start feeding.

Due to variations within species and age of fish, your item may not look identical to the image provided.

Related Products

NEWSLETTER

SIGN UP for monthly exclusive offers, new products and more...
At most, ONE EMAIL per week, usually Friday!

Reef Bucks

Earn Loyalty Rewards on all ONLINE LIVESTOCK purchases
About Reef Bucks

Wish List

Create and SHARE your own Dream Reef Project...HINT! HINT!
My Wishlist

Free  Shipping

STARTRACK EXPRESS on LIVESTOCK ONLY orders over $150 EXCLUDES SALES

100% Secure Checkout

Visa | MasterCard | American Express | Diners Club | Paypal | Zip | Afterpay | Google Checkout | Apple Pay

ABOUT

We go above and beyond to make your dreams a reality, with expert knowledge, over 10 years experience and partnering with the best in the reef industry.

Buy an extensive range of the best quality salt-water Corals, Fish and Invertebrates, and marine Equipment, Foods and Dry Good Brands at COMPETITIVE PRICES, online or instore at Kippa-Ring, North Brisbane, QLD.

If we don’t stock it, WE CAN GET IT!

FOLLOW US

© 2024 GeeMarine. All rights reserved. Prices are subject to change without notice. E&OE.