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Chaetodon hoefleri

Chaetodon hoefleriis commonly referred to as Four-banded Butterflyfish, Four-banded Butterflyfish, Four-banded Butterfly Fish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
3958 
AphiaID:
126836 
Scientific:
Chaetodon hoefleri 
German:
Hoeflers Falterfisch 
English:
Four-banded Butterflyfish, Four-banded Butterflyfish, Four-banded Butterfly Fish 
Category:
Sommerfuglefisk 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Chaetodon (Genus) > hoefleri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Steindachner, 1881 
Sea depth:
10 - 150 Meter 
Size:
22 cm - 27 cm 
Temperature:
26°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 1500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2017-11-25 11:04:48 

Info

Chaetodon hoefleri lives in rocky and sandy coastal areas and feeds on benthic invertebrates. It lives in pairs and at 27 cm maximum length it gets quite large.

The species is practically never imported and as such nothing is known on aquarium husbandry. That the fish has a broad spectrum of acceptable foods hints, however, at a general feasibility of keeping the animal in captivity.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz auf Medslugs (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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