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.
Indian Ocean, Maldives to Andaman Sea; 15 cm; uncommon Close to C.plebeius, and lacks the blue spot on side; juveniles similar to that of C.semeion, but have a white edge anteriorly to the black spot; hard to keep; polyp feeder
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