Amphichaetodon melbae

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Common Name
Narrow-barred butterflyfish
Binomial Name
Amphichaetodon melbae
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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Chaetodontidae
Genus: Amphichaetodon
Species: melbae


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Common Names

  • Narrow-Barred Butterfly Fish



Characteristics

Description

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Similar Species

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Maximum Size

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Associated Organisms

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Behaviour

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Captive Care

Tank Size

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Water Flow

Type and amount of water flow suitable for it.

Lighting

How much lighting is required for it.

Feeding

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Growth Rate

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Diseases

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Other

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Gallery

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Compatability

Fish

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Coral

Does it have coral that it is not compatable with?

Invertebrate

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Reproduction

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Local Ecology

Distribution

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Habitat

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Additional Information

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