Pyramid Butterflyfish - Hemitaurichthys polylepis


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Size: Small (< 2-3/4")
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The Threadfin Butterflyfish, Chaetodon auriga, is a captivating marine species renowned for its striking beauty and unique pattern. Featuring a blend of yellow, white, and black hues, this fish is distinguished by its elongated dorsal filament and eye-catching black eye stripe. Native to the Indo-Pacific reefs, it thrives in coral-rich environments. Ideal for aquarists seeking a visually stunning addition to their saltwater aquariums, the Threadfin Butterflyfish not only adds vibrant color but also a dynamic presence. Its graceful swimming and peaceful nature make it a favorite among marine enthusiasts.

Care Level: Moderate

Diet: Omnivore - Prefers a varied diet of meaty foods and vegetable matter.

Max Size: Approximately 8 inches (20 cm)

Temperament: Peaceful but may be territorial with similar species.

Family: Chaetodontidae

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