Fish Database

Longnose Butterflyfish

Scientific Name: Forcipiger flavissimus, Forcipiger longirostris

Aggressiveness: Non-Aggressive
Diet: Formula I & II, Mysis shrimp
Max Size:
Minimum Tank Size: 75gal
Relative Care: Medium
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A very hardy butterfly once it begins to eat. It will pick at things between the corals, looking for food, so it’s not reef safe as it may start to pick at certain corals. Does well in FO or FOWLR tanks, it just needs peaceful tank mates.

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