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Old 03-22-2006, 11:06 PM   #1
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copperband butterfly

whats the minimum tank size for a copperband butterfly?
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At least 50g. Here is a profile on them. Lando (an advisor on the forums) has had great success with his and I'm sure will be along to offer some great advice.

http://www.fantasyreef.com/database/...id=7&item_id=8
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Old 03-24-2006, 09:04 AM   #3
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this is a difficult fish to keep due to it's deliberate eating habbits. When sourcing out a copperband see if you can get one from Australia asoppossed to the Indio. They tend to be hardier and have beeter collection/transport methods. I have found LOTS of mature LR to be the key in keeping these fish, as well as a healthy pod population. they do eat small crustations. Mine likes cyclop-eeze as well.
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