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Butterflyfish are not recommended for reefs as they will pick at or eat a wide variety of corals, fan worms, and other invertebrates. Most Butterflyfish are known to pick at Aiptaisia, a parasitic anemone.
If you will have more than two Auriga Butterflyfish or another Butterflyfish of similar coloration, we recommend you add them to your aquarium at the same time.
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The Auriga Butterflyfish is an attractive and elegant addition to an aquarium display. The Auriga is one of the easier butterflyfish to keep.
One of the easier to feel of the butterflyfish, it will readily accept a wide array of foods. A varied diet with this particular fish is very important to retain itís health. Feed frozen mysis shrimp, crustacean flesh, marine fish, flake and pellet, as well as commercially prepared frozen preparations.
Auriga Butterflyfish , Small: over 1-1.5", Indo Pacific
Auriga Butterflyfish , Medium: over 1.5-3.5", Indo Pacific
Auriga Butterflyfish , Large: over 3.5-5.5", Indo Pacific
Auriga Butterflyfish , X-Large: over 5.5-6.5", Indo Pacific
Auriga Butterflyfish , XX-Large: over 6.5-7.5", Indo Pacific
Due to availability and individuality of each species, colors and sizes may vary.
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