Singular Bannerfish (Heniochus singularis)

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Singular Bannerfish

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Singular Bannerfish

Heniochus singularis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

17.8-20.3cm (7-8 ")

pH

8 - 8.3

23-26°C (73.4 -78.8 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-8 years

Family

Chaetodontidae






Origin[edit | edit source]

Adaman islands to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals, and New Caledonia


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Requires close examination


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Peaceful


Diet[edit | edit source]

Corallivore


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

FOWLR tank


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Will nip at coral polyps


Identification[edit | edit source]

Typical Butterflyfish in shape. Juveniles closely resemble juvenile Heniochus monoceros and Heniochus acuminatus. The white ring around the mouth, the black instead of the yellow caudal fin and the complete ocular band distinguishes it from H. acuminatus at all sizes. Adults have black-centered scales in the main white band, juveniles have long banners. Has a mostly black face.

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