Indian Butterflyfish (Chaetodon mitratus)

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Indian Butterflyfish

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Indian Butterflyfish

Chaetodon mitratus

208 Litres (55 US G.)

12-14 cm (4.7-5.5")


8.2 - 8.5

23 -25 °C (73.4-77°F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

5-10 years



Additional names

Indian Butterflyfish, Mitratus Butterflyfish, Black and Yellow Butterflyfish

Additional scientific names

Tetragonoptrus mitratus

Identification[edit | edit source]

This Butterflyfish is yellow with a bluish colouration on the dorsal fin. It has two black stripes that run diagonally and a bold stripe across the eye that is black above, and orange below.

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