Golden butterflyfish

The Golden butterflyfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, brackish, marine, depth range 5 - 15 m environment.

Picture of an Golden Butterflyfish or Blue Mask Butterflyfish, Chaetodon semilarvatus * Puzzles * Postcards Chaetodon semilarvatus Photo © Animal-World: Courtesy Greg Rothschild Latest Reader Comment - See MoreI think the golden butterflyfish is very very pretty and More

The Golden Butterflyfish can be kept in pairs or small groups in a larger aquarium. A diet of vitamin-enriched live foods or fresh clams may be needed in the beginning. Provide herbivore preparations once the fish begins eating. More

Name: Golden Butterflyfish (Chaetodon semilarvatus) Family: Chaetodontidae Range: Red Sea Size: Up to 9 inches Diet: Omnivore Tank Set-up: Marine: Coral or rock, plants Reef Compatible: With caution Tank Conditions: 72-78°F; sg 1.020-1. More

Golden Butterflyfish (Chaetodon semilarvatus) - Small: 2.5"- 3.5" Notes: An icon of the Red Sea this majestic butterfly can be kept in pairs or small groups and will be sure to catch the attention of many. More

The Golden Butterflyfish is one of a few Chaetodontids hailing from the Red Sea that ranks high for (large) aquarium use. Generally undemanding, all the Blue-Mask/Chin BF needs is space, an established system, and conditions that favor reef organisms. More

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I have a pair of Golden Butterflyfish (Semilarvatus) for about a year now. They're doing great and have grown to about 6 inches each. I'm in search for a coral that will be able to withstand these ferocious coral eating fish. More

The Golden Butterflyfish is a brightly colored fish that resembles the Yellow tang. Equally impressive, this fish has a bright yellow body with several narrow darker yellow stripes running vertically along its compressed body. More

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The diet of the Golden Butterflyfish should consist of preparations containing various meaty foods. Finely chopped clams, shrimp, squid, mysis, brine, and krill should all be offered, as well as plenty of algae based products. Maximum Length: 8 in. More

A brilliant Golden Butterflyfish has bright yellow with thin, orange, vertical stripes, and a blue-gray mask around its eye. Butterflies do best in a fish only tank because of their tendency to eat at sessile invertebrates and corals. More

Golden butterflyfish (Chaetodon semilarvatus). Red Sea, Egypt. (Stock Image 1566-440917 More

Golden Butterflyfish (Chaetodon semilarvatus) over reef = Creative image #: 10191940 License type: Rights-managed Photographer: Georgette Douwma - More

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Common names

Gold-banded butterflyfish in English
Golden butterflyfish in English
Golden-striped butterflyfish in English
Golden-striped coralfish in English
Goldenrod butterflyfish in English
Goldenstripe coralfish in English
Goldstripe butterflyfish in English
goldstriped butterflyfish in English
Gylden fanefisk in Danish (dansk)
Sunbrust butterflyfish in English
Sunburst butterflyfish in English
金带蝴蝶鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
金带蝴蝶鱼 in Unknown
金帶蝴蝶魚 in Mandarin Chinese
金帶蝴蝶魚 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Chaetodontidae
Genus : Chaetodon
Species : Chaetodon aureofasciatus
Authority : Macleay, 1878