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Profile lexID: 1524 AphiaID: 273340 Scientific: Chaetodon gardineri German: Gardners Falterfisch English: Gardner Category: Sommerfuglefisk Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > gardineri (Species) Initial determination: Norman, 1939 Occurrence: , Myanmar , Yemen , India , Gulf of Oman / Oman , Iran Adenske golf, Andamanhavet, Arabiske hav, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Thailand, Vestlige Indiske ocean Sea depth: 2 - 91 Meter Size: bis zu 17cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Alger, Artemia, Foder specialist, Groft frostfoder, Koral polypper Tank: ~ 1000 Liter Difficulty: Experts only! Very hard to keep Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2005-05-27 14:20:55
Last edit: 2005-05-27 14:20:55
Chaetodon gardineri also known as Gardiner's Butterflyfish, Moon Coralfish or Yellowdotted Butterflyfish is to be found in the East Indian Archipelago. Almost unknown in the trade, but stomach contents analyses show it to be a wide feeder on algae and benthic invertebrates.
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.
Chaetodon gardneri Norman, 1939
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Actinopteri (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Percoidei (Suborder) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > Chaetodon gardineri (Species)
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