June 4, 2020

Falcula Butterfly

Also known as the Blackwedged butterflyfish. 

This fish requires large amounts of live rock for grazing. Most butterflyfish are known to nip at sessile invertebrates including coral and tridacnid clams. 

The diet of the Falcula Butterflyfish should consist of preparations containing various meaty foods. Finely chopped clams, shrimp, squid, mysis, brine, and krill should all be offered, as well as plenty of algae based products. 

Maximum Length: 8 in.
Care Level: Moderate
Family: Chaetodontidae
Reef Compatibility: Add with caution
Minimum Aquarium Size: 100 gallons.
Range: ndian Ocean: East Africa, Indonesia.
Diet: Omnivore- Meaty fare, & algae.
Water Conditions: 74-80 F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4