Copperband Butterfly (Chelmon rostratus)

$79.99$99.99

With striking copper stripes, a false eyespot, and an elegant nose, the Copperband Butterfly (Chelmon rostratus) is an attractive and unique choice for the experienced saltwater hobbyist with an established tank. In the Indo-Pacific, they tend to be solitary or in proven pairs. These delicate fish are not considered reef-safe, as they are active foragers often on the hunt for creatures such as feather dusters and coco worms. However, the Copperband Butterfly is also known to eat pesty aiptasia!

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Description

Copperband Butterfly (Chelmon rostratus)

Origin: Indo-Pacific

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:                          8.2 – 8.4
Temp:                     74-78F
Ammonia:              0ppm
Nitrite:                    0ppm
Nitrate:                  <20ppm