Philippine Chevron Butterflyfish

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Chaetodon trifascialis is een straalvinnige vissensoort uit de familie van koraalvlinders (Chaetodontidae).[2] De soort is voor het eerst wetenschappelijk beschreven in 1825 door Quoy & Gaimard.

De soort staat op de Rode Lijst van de IUCN als Gevoelig, beoordelingsjaar 2009. De omvang van de populatie is volgens de IUCN dalend.[1]

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Habitat: Natural geographic location:
    The Phillipine Chevron Butterflyfish are found in the East Indies, the Philippines, and Okinawa. They are very similar to three other butterflyfish, C. mertensii, C. madagascariensis, and C. paucifasciatus. The regions where these fish are found do not overlap. They are found at depths below 15 meters (49 ft.).

Maintenance difficulty:
    The Phillipine Chevron Butterflyfish is generally medium hard to keep.

     It is important that you feed Butterfly fish a good variety of live, frozen, and prepared formula foods with emphasis on vegetables and spirulina. These foods can include live brine, flakes, and frozen foods of all kinds including Formula I, Formula II, Angel Formula and spirulina. Several sponge based frozen foods are now available and can also be fed to butterflyfish. Best to feed small amounts several times a day.

    This butterflyfish is an omnivore, eating coral polyps, small animals (worms), and worms.

Social Behaviors:
    Found alone or in pairs.

Sex: Sexual differences:

Light: Recommended light levels:
    No special requirements.

Length/Diameter of fish:
    Phillipine Chevron Butterflyfish adults can grow to 14 cm ( 5.6 inches).