Vagabond Butterflyfish

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Vagabond Butterflyfish

This species is known as Vagabond Butterflyfish and the correct latin name is Chaetodon vagabundus. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Butterfly Fish family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

This fish is peaceful.

Vagabond Butterflyfish can grow up to 23 cm what is approximately 9 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 2760cm2 of water surface which is approximately 427 square inch. We recommend you to keep it in fish tanks which are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Capacity of very large aquariums is at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Vagabond Butterflyfish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The pH level should be stable, varying between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for marine fish.

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Document modified on Sun Dec 16 16:42:21 UTC 2007
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