Bashsea Sumps Ultra Rose Bubble Anemone
Manufacturers
Categories
Sale Item
Live Rock N Reef Price Match Guarantee
Calculate Aquarium Volume Flow Rate
Aquarium Test Kits

Like Us on Facebook
Gem Tang Fish Sale

Scuba Diving Equipment
Scuba Diving Equipment


Credit Cards
Authorize.net
Godaddy SSL

Saltwater Live Rock Marine Life

Live Rock 'N Reef Gift Certificates

Four Spot Butterflyfish

SKU: ERI-FSB
Price:
$59.99

Qty: - +
   - OR -   

The Four Spot Butterfly, Chaetodon quadrimaculatus, also known as the Fourspot Butterfly, is a distinctly colored and patterned butterfly with a yellow underbelly, black dorsal fin, with two white spots on either side.

The Four Spot Butterfly can sometimes be difficult to keep in an aquarium setting for a beginner aquarist. They can reach a size of 6 inches, and require a tank no less than 50 gallons. Butterflyfish are generally community fish in nature. Though some more pugnacious species may terrorize smaller or more docile fish, most can be kept with a wide range of community tank mates. They are also not considered reef safe, as they can nibble on certain coral species, and can become territorial with smaller fish and other butterfly species. Further, the Four Spot Butterfly will pick on sessile invertebrates and even small hermits and crabs if not fed well.

The Four Spot Butterfly will eat an omnivorous diet, consisting of meaty live and  frozen foods like Mysis shrimp, Brine shrimp, finely chopped  Clam, Scallops,  and other meaty foods, combined with Spirulina algae and vitamin enriched foods. Some Butterfly species, though not the Four Spot, will only eat fleshy coral polyps. Overall, the Four Spot Butterfly is an interesting addition to any tank but must be introduced with preparation and understanding - if that is done then the Four Spot Butterfly will surely thrive. They will also require a tempertaure range of 75 - 82°F and a pH of 8.1-8.4.

We will contact you after you place your order to determine

the quickest and most affordable shipping rate

Currently there are no reviews for this product. Share your opinion with others, be the first to write a review.

Add Your Review


Your Name:
Email Address:
Review:
Note: HTML is not translated! Your email address will not be shared with anyone.
Your Rating: 5
Your Name:
Your Email:
Friends Name:
Friends Email:
Subject:
Message:



Cherry Picked Decorator Rock
OCTO Lux Aquarium Systems
Simplicity DC Water Pumps Cannon Pro Led Bashsea sumps Hydra HD Primo Deco

SHIPPING NOTICE

All orders placed after December 17th will be shipped after New Years.

Happy Holidays from Live Rock N Reef!