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{"id":4850066587684,"title":"Auriga Butterfly Fish (Chaetodon auriga)","handle":"auriga-butterfly-fish-chaetodon-auriga","description":"\u003cdiv class=\"quick_stat_entry\"\u003e\n\u003ch3 class=\"care-title\"\u003eCare Facts\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.saltwaterfish.com\/product-bluefin-pygmy-angelfish-a#facts-listing-1\" data-toggle=\"collapse\" data-parent=\"#care-facts-collapse\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"collapse show care-facts\" id=\"facts-listing-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"table-responsive\"\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"table\" style=\"width: 550px;\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eCare Level:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEasy\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eTemperament:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003ePeaceful\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eReef Safe:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eNo\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eDiet:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eFrozen, Herbivore, Live\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eOrigin:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAfrica, Fiji, Hawaii, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tonga\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eAcclimation Time:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e4+ hours\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eHabitat:\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eReef\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eMax. Size\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e8\"\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eInvertebrate Safe:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eNo\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eMinimum Tank Size:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e125 Gallon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003e\u003ca onclick=\"s_objectID=\u0026quot;javascript:popupWindow('\/product\/refinement_definition.cfm?rid=8', 50, 50, 450, 400, 'scrollbars'_1\u0026quot;;return this.s_oc?this.s_oc(e):true\"\u003eWater Conditions:\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003e7\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e2-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan mce-data-marked=\"1\"\u003eThe Auriga Butterfly fish, also known as the Threadfin Butterfly fish, is one of the more popular and readily available butterfly fish. A great beauty and hardy aquarium specimen. In the wild it is found on inner and outer reef slopes. As with many fish, the Threadfin Butterfly's color and markings can vary with the region of origin. Red Sea specimens tend to lose the eyespot (false eye to confuse predators) on the dorsal fin.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe Auriga Butterfly fish is quite shy and should be provided multiple hiding places. It is safe to keep it in a live rock-only tank, although it will pick at the rock.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWith age, grows a trailing filament from the posterior dorsal fin. To eight inches long. Feeds principally on sessile invertebrates, including cnidarians and algae. Threadfin Butterfly fish; so named for a trailing filament that grows from the posterior dorsal fin. Some folks use this hardy species to rid their systems of pest anemones of the genus Aiptasia, and is known to consume most Large Polyp Stony coral polyps, Feather Dusters and Fan worms as food.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eIt will accept a wide range of aquarium fare and can withstand some neglect, for a butterfly. Of course, optimal water quality is required to ensure its good health. Once acclimated, it tends to be one of the more bold butterflies. It can be employed to clean live rock of aiptasia anemones .\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e","published_at":"2020-08-16T00:00:20-05:00","created_at":"2020-08-16T00:00:20-05:00","vendor":"Marine Fish","type":"Marine Fish","tags":["Butterfly Fish","Chaetodon auriga","Marine Fish","Threadfin Butterfly fish"],"price":12499,"price_min":12499,"price_max":12499,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":32307802144804,"title":"Large","option1":"Large","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"1130002L","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":{"id":15097941557284,"product_id":4850066587684,"position":1,"created_at":"2020-08-16T00:04:47-05:00","updated_at":"2020-08-16T00:04:47-05:00","alt":null,"width":1000,"height":665,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0227\/4721\/7956\/products\/15575220479_cae7ce5f4d_b.jpg?v=1597554287","variant_ids":[32307802144804]},"available":false,"name":"Auriga Butterfly Fish (Chaetodon auriga) - Large","public_title":"Large","options":["Large"],"price":12499,"weight":3175,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"1130002L","featured_media":{"alt":null,"id":7271335198756,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.504,"height":665,"width":1000,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0227\/4721\/7956\/products\/15575220479_cae7ce5f4d_b.jpg?v=1597554287"}}}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0227\/4721\/7956\/products\/15575220479_cae7ce5f4d_b.jpg?v=1597554287"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0227\/4721\/7956\/products\/15575220479_cae7ce5f4d_b.jpg?v=1597554287","options":["Size"],"media":[{"alt":null,"id":7271335198756,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.504,"height":665,"width":1000,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0227\/4721\/7956\/products\/15575220479_cae7ce5f4d_b.jpg?v=1597554287"},"aspect_ratio":1.504,"height":665,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0227\/4721\/7956\/products\/15575220479_cae7ce5f4d_b.jpg?v=1597554287","width":1000}],"content":"\u003cdiv class=\"quick_stat_entry\"\u003e\n\u003ch3 class=\"care-title\"\u003eCare Facts\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.saltwaterfish.com\/product-bluefin-pygmy-angelfish-a#facts-listing-1\" data-toggle=\"collapse\" data-parent=\"#care-facts-collapse\"\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"collapse show care-facts\" id=\"facts-listing-1\"\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"table-responsive\"\u003e\n\u003ctable class=\"table\" style=\"width: 550px;\"\u003e\n\u003ctbody\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eCare Level:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEasy\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eTemperament:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003ePeaceful\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eReef Safe:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eNo\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eDiet:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eFrozen, Herbivore, Live\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eOrigin:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAfrica, Fiji, Hawaii, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tonga\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eAcclimation Time:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e4+ hours\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eHabitat:\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eReef\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eMax. Size\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e8\"\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eInvertebrate Safe:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003eNo\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003eMinimum Tank Size:\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e125 Gallon\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003ctr\u003e\n\u003cth style=\"width: 289.551px;\"\u003e\u003ca onclick=\"s_objectID=\u0026quot;javascript:popupWindow('\/product\/refinement_definition.cfm?rid=8', 50, 50, 450, 400, 'scrollbars'_1\u0026quot;;return this.s_oc?this.s_oc(e):true\"\u003eWater Conditions:\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/th\u003e\n\u003ctd style=\"width: 245.449px;\"\u003e\n\u003cspan\u003e7\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e2-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/td\u003e\n\u003c\/tr\u003e\n\u003c\/tbody\u003e\n\u003c\/table\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan mce-data-marked=\"1\"\u003eThe Auriga Butterfly fish, also known as the Threadfin Butterfly fish, is one of the more popular and readily available butterfly fish. A great beauty and hardy aquarium specimen. In the wild it is found on inner and outer reef slopes. As with many fish, the Threadfin Butterfly's color and markings can vary with the region of origin. Red Sea specimens tend to lose the eyespot (false eye to confuse predators) on the dorsal fin.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe Auriga Butterfly fish is quite shy and should be provided multiple hiding places. It is safe to keep it in a live rock-only tank, although it will pick at the rock.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eWith age, grows a trailing filament from the posterior dorsal fin. To eight inches long. Feeds principally on sessile invertebrates, including cnidarians and algae. Threadfin Butterfly fish; so named for a trailing filament that grows from the posterior dorsal fin. Some folks use this hardy species to rid their systems of pest anemones of the genus Aiptasia, and is known to consume most Large Polyp Stony coral polyps, Feather Dusters and Fan worms as food.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eIt will accept a wide range of aquarium fare and can withstand some neglect, for a butterfly. Of course, optimal water quality is required to ensure its good health. Once acclimated, it tends to be one of the more bold butterflies. It can be employed to clean live rock of aiptasia anemones .\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e"}

Auriga Butterfly Fish (Chaetodon auriga)

Product Description
$124.99
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Care Facts

Care Level: Easy
Temperament: Peaceful
Reef Safe: No
Diet: Frozen, Herbivore, Live
Origin: Africa, Fiji, Hawaii, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Tonga
Acclimation Time: 4+ hours
Habitat:
Reef
Max. Size 8"
Invertebrate Safe: No
Minimum Tank Size: 125 Gallon
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.0-8.4, sg 1.021-1.025

 

The Auriga Butterfly fish, also known as the Threadfin Butterfly fish, is one of the more popular and readily available butterfly fish. A great beauty and hardy aquarium specimen. In the wild it is found on inner and outer reef slopes. As with many fish, the Threadfin Butterfly's color and markings can vary with the region of origin. Red Sea specimens tend to lose the eyespot (false eye to confuse predators) on the dorsal fin.

The Auriga Butterfly fish is quite shy and should be provided multiple hiding places. It is safe to keep it in a live rock-only tank, although it will pick at the rock.

With age, grows a trailing filament from the posterior dorsal fin. To eight inches long. Feeds principally on sessile invertebrates, including cnidarians and algae. Threadfin Butterfly fish; so named for a trailing filament that grows from the posterior dorsal fin. Some folks use this hardy species to rid their systems of pest anemones of the genus Aiptasia, and is known to consume most Large Polyp Stony coral polyps, Feather Dusters and Fan worms as food.

It will accept a wide range of aquarium fare and can withstand some neglect, for a butterfly. Of course, optimal water quality is required to ensure its good health. Once acclimated, it tends to be one of the more bold butterflies. It can be employed to clean live rock of aiptasia anemones .
Vendor: Marine Fish

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