Fish Database

Goldenstriped Butterfly

Scientific Name: Chaetodon aureofasciatus

Species:
Color:
Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Coral Polyps
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 75gal
Relative Care: Experts Only
Photo Courtesy of Nautilus Scuba Club

They only eat corals and nothing else. These fish should not be kept as they’ll most likely die unless you can feed them a diet of coral polyps. They should never be taken out of the ocean as they eat nothing but corals and chances of survival are almost zero. There isn’t a reason that any store should be selling any of these butterflyfish.

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