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Copperband Butterflyfish

Posted on Dec 20, 2010 in Featured, Fish | 0 comments

Got another fish today, making it a record setting three new fishes for the weekend! The Copperband Butterflyfish has always been one of the most beautiful reef aquarium fish in my head, but apparently it’s a notoriously picky eater and some have been known to eat polyps. I wanted one but never thought I would get one. Today, I said screw it! Bought one at a great price. After yesterday’s realization that I should have put the new fishes in a separate containment tank for two weeks to prevent the spread of possible diseases from the fish store to my Red Sea Max 250. Filled up my 14 gallon BioCube, added a piece of live rock, drip acclimatized the Copperband Butterflyfish and added. Copperband Butterflyfish (Chelmon rostratus) Man, this fish is beautiful. It also seems smart. It will come...

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