Truncate Coralfish (Chelmonops truncatus)

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Truncate Coralfish

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Truncate Coralfish

Chelmonops truncatus

568 Litres (150 US G.)

20-22 cm (7.9-8.7")


8.2 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-10 years



Additional names

Truncate Coralfish, Eastern Talma

Origin[edit | edit source]

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

Diet[edit | edit source]

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

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Adult Truncate Coralfish can typically be found in pairs.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  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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