Singular Bannerfish (Heniochus singularis)

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Singular Bannerfish

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Singular Bannerfish

Heniochus singularis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

17.8-20.3cm (7-8 ")

pH

8 - 8.3

23-26°C (73.4 -78.8 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-8 years

Family

Chaetodontidae






Origin[edit]

Adaman islands to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals, and New Caledonia


Sexing[edit]

Requires close examination


Tank compatibility[edit]

Peaceful


Diet[edit]

Corallivore


Feeding regime[edit]

Daily


Environment specifics[edit]

FOWLR tank


Behaviour[edit]

Will nip at coral polyps


Identification[edit]

Typical Butterflyfish in shape. Juveniles closely resemble juvenile Heniochus monoceros and Heniochus acuminatus. The white ring around the mouth, the black instead of the yellow caudal fin and the complete ocular band distinguishes it from H. acuminatus at all sizes. Adults have black-centered scales in the main white band, juveniles have long banners. Has a mostly black face.

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