Butterflyfish, Bank’s Butterflyfish (Prognathodes aya)

Butterflyfish, Bank’s Butterflyfish (Prognathodes aya)


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Bank’s Butterflyfish
Prognathodes aya

Temperate Water: 20⁰C/68⁰F

Collection Depth: 150-300 ft

Care Level: Intermediate/ Expert Only

Maximum Length: 6″

Range: Western Central Atlantic: North Carolina and northeastern Gulf of Mexico to Yucatan in Mexico; unknown in Bahamas and Antilles.

Temperament: Non-Aggressive

Diet: Planktivore.  We recommend LRS Fish Frenzy, LRS Reef Frenzy, PE Mysis, Hikari Brine Shrimp, and high quality meaty frozen foods.

Coral Tank Compatibility: With caution.  Typically safe with most corals, but may pick at large polyp stony corals, tube worms, and Tridacna clam species mantles.

Aquarium Size: 75 Gallons or greater