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    by Published on 05-16-2011 02:55 PM     Number of Views: 14972 
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    Chelmon rostratus (Copperbanded Butterflyfish)




    One of the most exotic looking yet inexpensive and readily available Butterflyfish is the Chelmon rostratus (Copperbanded Butterflyfish). They have a large natural range covering the Indo-west Pacific. Most tank specimens are in the 5-7Ē range and need a tank of at least 75 gallons with ample liverock, in which they spend most of their time inspecting every nook and cranny with their elongated mouth looking for an easy snack. While they may require special attention in regards to acclimation, diet and water quality their endearing personality makes it well worth the effort. ...
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    Lyretail Anthias Male
    Most of the species are difficult to get feeding and require at least a 75-gallon tank. They can be kept singularly but do best in small groups of one male to 6-10 females. The exception is the Serranocirrhitus latus (Sunburst, Fathead, Hawkfish,) Anthias. Only one these per aquarium unless it is a very large tank (300 gal+), but it can be housed with other species of Anthias as long as it is added first. Anthias are not easy to keep but their beautiful coloration and active behavior are well worth the effort. ...
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