Black Back Butterfly (Chaetodon melannotus)

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Black Back Butterfly

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Black Back Butterfly

Chaetodon melannotus

227 Litres (60 US G.)

12.7-15.2cm (5-6 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-10 years



Additional names

Black Back Butterfly, Melannotus, Black-Backed Butterflyfish, Blackback Butterflyfish

Additional scientific names

Chaetodon melanotus

Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

Usually found solitary or in pairs in the wild.

Diet[edit | edit source]

Carnivorous, will eat most meaty foods.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

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