Lemon Butterflyfish (Peaceful)

Lemon Butterflyfish, also known as the Milletseed Butterflyfish or Millet Butterflyfish, is mainly yellow with many dark spots on its sides forming vertical stripes. It has a black bar through the eyes and its fins are yellow.Lemon Butterflyfish is a good beginner fish that requires plenty of room to swim in a 70 gallon or larger aquarium containing a peaceful community. It may be kept singly or in pairs if introduced into the aquarium at the same time.

  • Scientific Name: Chaetodon miliaris
  • Max Size: 5 inches
  • Diet: Chopped meats such as marine fish, crustacean meat, and mysis shrimp. A vitamin formula with the meats will keep the yellow coloring bright.
  • Approximate Size:  1 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches