Longnose Atlantic Butterflyfish

Latin name: (Prognathodes aculeatus)

Care Level

Moderate

Temperament

Peaceful

Color(s)

Red, Tan, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Preferred Conditions

Moderate

Avg. Max Size

4"

Minimum Tank Size

Family

Chaetodontidae

The Longnose Atlantic Butterflyfish is a popular choice for aquariums due to its resilience and attractive features. It is renowned for its long, pointed snout and its beautiful coloration ranging from amber in the center of the body to dark brown along the back and fins, with a creamy-yellow stomach area. It is an ideal choice for both novice and experienced aquarists as it is a hardy deep reef inhabitant that is sure to be an eye-catching addition to any showcase aquarium. Furthermore, it is an adaptable fish that can easily acclimate to different tank conditions.

Generally peaceful to tankmates, the Longnose Atlantic Butterfly requires a minimum aquarium size of 70 gallons, and does best if kept in a deep reef tank, but avoid stocking with other species Butterflyfish.

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