Racoon Butterflyfish

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The Raccoon Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula) is yellow-orange, but darker on the upper half of the body. It has a black patch around its eyes, with a broad white stripe posterior to it. Two black stripes bordered in yellow reach from the white stripe to the dorsal fin.

The Raccoon Butterflyfish is a peaceful fish that may reside in a 125 gallon or larger fish-only aquarium with other butterflyfish. It should not be kept in a reef tank since it will eat invertebrates and is deemed unsafe with corals.

Category:
Care Level Easy
Temperament Peaceful
Color Form Black, Orange, White, Yellow
Diet Omnivore
Reef Compatible No
Water Conditions 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size 8″
Origin Fiji, Hawaii, Indonesia, Maldives, New Caledonia, Tahiti
Family Chaetodontidae
Minimum Tank Size 125 gallons

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