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Orbicular Batfish

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Orbiculate Batfish

Also called the Round Batfish, Orbic Platax and the Orbic Batfish. A round body of reddish brown and large round fins contribute to this fish's commanding presence. It can potentially grow to an adult size of 22 inches, measuring from the tip of the dorsal to the tip of the anal fin.It is peaceful and hardy when provided with a deep tank of at least 180 gallons and plenty of unobstructed room to swim. Not a good reef dweller, it will eat many types of sessile invertebrates including corals and anemones. As with all Batfish, the Orbiculate is susceptible to ich. 

NOTE: The Orbiculate Batfish does not apply for our 3-Day Live Arrival guarantee.Upon arrival Doa only.Please keep this in mind before ordering.

  • Scientific Name: Platax Orbicularis  
  • Colors: Orange , Black
  • Family: Ephippdidae
  • Origin: Indonesia
  • Diet: Meaty foods such as shrimp, scallops, vitamin-enriched brine shrimp, and frozen herbivore preparations will help the Orbiculate to thrive, especially when fed three times a day.
  • Shipping Size: 1 to 2 1/2 inches