Copperband Butterfly (Chelmon rostratus)

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Size: Small
Sale price£40.00 Regular price£49.50


The Copperband Butterflyfish (Chelmon rostratus) is a strikingly beautiful marine species known for its vibrant copper-coloured bands and elongated snout. Native to the Indo-Pacific region, it inhabits coral reefs and lagoons, often seen darting among branching corals. This fish possesses a slender body adorned with yellow fins, adding to its allure. With a peaceful demeanour, it makes an excellent addition to a community saltwater aquarium. Care for the Copperband Butterflyfish includes providing a tank size of at least 150 litres, stable water parameters (temperature: 24-28°C, pH: 8.1-8.4), and a varied diet consisting of live or frozen meaty foods like Mysis shrimp and marine algae.

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