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Bennetts Butterflyfish

Bennetts Butterflyfish
Bennetts Butterflyfish

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Starting From €65.00
Ex Tax: €52.85
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  • Model: BF110S
  • EAN: 5027656304578

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Care Level
Color / Form
Yellow, White, Black
Geographic Region
Indo Pacific, hawaii
Max Size
20 cm
Reef Compatible
Tank Size
200 Lt.
Water Conditions
Fish:PH:8.1-8.4, Sg:1.020-1.02
General Information
Common Name Auriga Butterflyfish
Family Chaetodontidae
Latin Name Chaetodon Auriga

Bennetts Butterflyfish is bright yellow with thin blue lines on the lower part of the body. It has a vertical black bar edged with blue through the eye. There is a large black circular blotch with blue border on the sides. Juveniles are similar to adults but have white outline round the black spot which disappears with age.

Other Names: Blue-lashed butterflyfish
Size: length to 20cm
Habitat: Reef lagoons, seaward reefs. Juveniles found in shallow Acropora coral. Adults swim in pairs. Found at depths of 1m to 30m.
Food: coral polyps
Breeding: Oviparous. Forms pairs during breeding.
Range: Bennetts Butterflyfish is found throughout the Indo-West Pacific. In Australia it is found on offshore reefs of north-western coast of Western Australia and along the Great Barrier Reef.

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