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Zoster Butterflyfish

The natural zooplankton diet of this fish makes this a good inhabitant for the reef tank. If hungry it may occasionally nip soft corals, inparticular xeniid corals. Needs an open reef tank with plenty of swimming space. Also best kept as a minimum of two....
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Tinkers Butterfly Fish

This is a striking deepwater species and is one of the most hardy aquarium butterflyfishes. It will accept most aquarium foods. It is generally hardy and tends to ignore unrelated fish species but will fight with other similar shaped butterfly fishes. ...
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Threadfin Butterflyfish

The Auriga Butterflyfish's diet should primarily consist of plankton frozen, freeze-dried, fresh or flake food is readily accepted. Also provide regular vegetable food source and vitamin-boosting supplements. ...
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Tear Drop Butterflyfish

The Teardrop Butterfly is named because of the black teardrop spot on its sides. This Fish Is white with yellow fins fading Into white from the dorsal end down. They have a black vertical band through the eyes, and black edge on the rear of the dorsal and anal fins....
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Saddleback Butterflyfish

It should not be kept with any of its species unless it is introduced to the aquarium as a male and female pair. The Saddleback Butterflyfish may be kept in a reef environment but will eat most stony corals, a few soft corals, and invertebrates that inhabit any live rock. ...
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Rainford's Butterflyfish

As it is fond of the live polyps of stony and soft corals, it can not be recommended for a reef tank, but if you want to keep it alive they should be provide some kinds of live coral . At first feed it frequently everyday then feed it at least twice a day. Juveniles and younger specimen should try to be fed more than three to four times....
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Racoon Butterflyfish

The Raccoon Butterflyfish is yellow-orange, but darker on the upper half of the body. It has a black patch around its eyes, with a broad white stripe posterior to it. Two black stripes bordered in yellow reach from the white stripe to the dorsal fin. ...
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Pyramid Butterflyfish

The natural zooplankton diet of this fish makes this a good inhabitant for the reef tank. If hungry it may occasionally nip soft corals, inparticular xeniid corals. Needs an open reef tank with plenty of swimming space. Also best kept as a minimum of two....
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Pelewensis Butterflyfish

It is best housed in very large, peaceful community aquariums decorated with large amounts of live rock. It should be kept singly, not with conspecifics or similar butterflyfish, and should not be kept with any stress-inducing fish....
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Longnose Butterflyfish

This is a good first butterfly purchase, though not necessarily for a beginning hobbyist. If acclimated properly, Longnose Butterflyfish are a hardy addition to any fish-only system. Longnose Butterflyfish mate for life, like most butterflyfish. It does best if kept with peaceful tankmates....
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