Singular Bannerfish (Heniochus singularis)

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Singular Bannerfish

Singular Bannerfish

Heniochus singularis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

17.8-20.3cm (7-8 ")


8 - 8.3

23-26°C (73.4 -78.8 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-8 years



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

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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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