Butterflyfish, French Butterflyfish (Prognathodes guyanensis)

Butterflyfish, French Butterflyfish (Prognathodes guyanensis)


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French Butterflyfish
Prognathodes guyanensis

Temperate Water: 20⁰C/68⁰F

Collection Depth: 200-500 ft

Care Level: Intermediate/ Expert

Maximum Length: 5.5″

Range: Western Atlantic: known from several localities in the West Indies and ranging south to São Paulo, Brazil

Temperament: Non-Aggessive

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