Yellow Zoster Butterflyfish (Peaceful)

Yellow Pyramid Butterflyfish is also known as the Yellow Zoster Butterflyfish, and occurs in large numbers among the reefs of the Indian Ocean. The fins are yellow in color, and the body is mostly white. The white coloration forms a triangle with the yellow fins, lending it its common name. The head area is black helping these fish camouflage themselves in the wild. The Pyramid Butterfly feeds upon plankton in the wild, and is safe for reef aquariums.The Yellow Pyramid Butterflyfish is quite shy at first, and should be provided multiple hiding places.

  • Scientific Name: Hemitaurichthys polylepis
  • Max Size: 7"
  • Diet: frozen and freeze-dried foods containing algae are good substitutes and can be supplemented with dried algae and vitamin enriched brine and mysis shrimp.
  • Require 125+ gallon tank
  • Approximate Size: Small: 1-1/2" to 2-1/4"; Medium: 2-1/4" to 3 1/2"