Also known as Red-tailed Butterflyfish, Collare Butterflyfish, or Redtail Butterflyfish, has a rich brown to black color with light spotted scales throughout. Its mask-like head includes two white bands with a black band through the eyes. The tail is most distinct with its wide red band followed by black and white bands.Pakistan Butterflyfish eats stony corals in the wild and care should be taken when housing it in a reef aquarium as it will nip at many sessile invertebrates that grow on live rock.
- Scientific Name: Chaetodon collare
- Origin: Indonesia, Sri Lanka
- Max. Size: 7 inches
- Diet: marine fish, crustacean flesh, brine shrimp, and frozen meaty preparations. Once acclimated to the aquarium, it requires feedings several times daily.
- Approximate Size: 1 1/2 to 3 1/2 inches