Raccoon Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lunula)

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Raccoon Butterflyfish

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Raccoon Butterflyfish

Chaetodon lunula

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::23 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::25 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-10 years

Family

Chaetodontidae



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Additional names

Raccoon Butterflyfish

Additional scientific names

Pomacentrus lunula, Tetragonoptrus lunula, Chaetodon biocellatus, Tetragonoptrus biocellatus


Origin

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Southeast Atlantic: East London, South Africa.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

This fish is best kept in fish-only tanks, it will eat inverts and is a threat to corals. It is otherwise generally peaceful towards fish tank mates including its own species provided they are introduced at the same time.

Diet

Feeding regime

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Behaviour

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