Truncate Coralfish (Chelmonops truncatus)

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Truncate Coralfish

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Truncate Coralfish

Chelmonops truncatus

Moderate

568 Litres (150 US G.)

20-22 cm (7.9-8.7")

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.4

295.372 K
22.222 °C
531.67 °R
298.706 K
25.556 °C
537.67 °R
22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Uncommon

5-10 years





Additional names

Truncate Coralfish, Eastern Talma


Origin

This fish is endemic to the Indonesian West Pacific around Australia.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

In the wild these fish will feed on algae as well as various small invertebrates.[1]

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Adult Truncate Coralfish can typically be found in pairs.

Identification

Pictures

References

  1. Steene, R.C., 1978. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. A.H. & A.W. Reed Pty Ltd., Australia. vol. 1. 144 p.

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