Species group: Butterflyfish
Other common names: Golden Semilarvatus Butterflyfish; Golden Butterflyfish; Red-lined Butterflyfish
Scientific name: Chaetodon semilarvatus
The Bluecheek Butterflyfish is also known as the Golden Butterflyfish or Red-lined Butterflyfish.
A bright yellow fish having numerous closely-spaced orange stripes on the sides. It has a prominent blue-gray patch behind the eyes.
The Bluecheek Butterflyfish does well if kept in pairs or small groups in a large aquarium.
The Bluecheek Butterflyfish thrives in a 50 gallon or larger aquarium in the company of peaceful tankmates. It does well when started on a diet of live foods enriched with vitamin supplements.
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