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Raccoon Butterflyfish

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Scientific name: Chaetodon lunula

The basics:
It is an omnivore and does best on a diet consisting of varied food like crustacean flesh, mysis shrimp, and frozen preparations fed several times a day.

Appearance:
The Raccoon Butterflyfish is yellow-orange on the lower half of the body and is darker on the upper half. Around its eyes, the Raccoon Butterflyfish has a black patch. This patch has a broad white stripe to its posterior. Two yellow-bordered black stripes run from the white stripe to the dorsal fin.

Size:
7-8 inches

Temperament:
The Raccoon Butterflyfish is a peaceful fish.

Housing:
The Raccoon Butterflyfish is best housed in a 70-gallon or larger fish-only aquarium with other Butterflyfish.

Temperature:
72.00-78.00 °F

pH:
8.10-8.40

Alkalinity:
30.000-120.000 mg/L

wonderful

great community fish, favorite butterflyfish, black band

challenging

anenomes, reef tanks, triggers

interesting

live food, blood worms

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