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Australian Copperband Butterfly
Product Code: Chelmon marginalis
Our Ref No : 3963
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Australian Copperband (Chelmon marginalis)
AKA Margined Butterfly
Suggested minimum aquarium size when adult:
Will eat most frozen foods including Brineshrimp, Mysis and Cockle.
Should be safe in a reef aquarium, but possibility of it nipping at SPS corals
Usually mixes well with other peaceful fish of a similar size. Do not keep with similar looking species, or with aggressive fish.
Australian Copperbands look similar to the regular Copperband Butterfly, but they have a stripe missing, and often much larger. In contrast, we have found this species feeds much more readily and is easy to keep. They are not common in the aquarium trade and the fact they have a long journey from Australia accounts for their high price.
For more information ask a member of staff in store.
This is a library photo of a 10cm Australian Copperband taken at The WaterZoo, exact appearance may differ due to natural variations and lighting conditions.
Our marine fish are hand picked from TMC and rested on our premises for at least 7 days and guaranteed feeding before being offered for sale.
All marine fish are only available for collection and payment in store. We are happy to reserve a fish in stock for up to 5 days. However, this will still be shown on our website until collected. Fish not collected within the specified period will be offered for sale without further notice.