Pearlscale Butterflyfish

Most butterflyfish need large mature aquatic conditions, but the Pearlscale Butterflyfish is the very hardy and good for beginners. These fish grow to five inches and get along with most fish.

  • Scientific Name: Chaetodon xanthurus
  • Max Size: 6 inches
  • Required Tank Size: 70+ gallons
  • Diet: The diet of the Pearlscale Butterflyfish should include various meaty preparations including frozen, freeze-dried, fresh or flake food.