Chaetodipterus faberis commonly referred to as Atlantic spadefish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 5000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Chaetodipterus faber are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Chaetodipterus faber, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Chaetodipterus faber, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
This species has no aquaristic importance. It is almost never importet and gets up to 90cm large. Seems to be sensitively and tends to get iychtio.