Tahiti Butterflyfish (Chaetodon trichrous)
Family: Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Depth: 10 to 81 ft. Size: in. Jumps: Space: 55+ gal.
Reef Safe: Caution Care Level: Easy Temperament: Peaceful
Diet: Zooplankton, benthic invertebrates
Natural History: The Tahiti Butterflyfish is found in lagoons, reef faces, and reef slopes. It is observed singly, in pairs, and in small groups.
Husbandry: The Tahiti Butterflyfish is a hardy species that does well in aquaria. It acclimates best with peaceful tankmates, but can hold its own if more aggressive fish are added later. It should be fed a varied diet.
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