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Yellow Pyramid Butterflyfish Hemitaurichthys polylepis
  • Yellow Pyramid Butterflyfish Hemitaurichthys polylepis

Yellow Pyramid Butterflyfish (Hemitaurichthys polylepis)


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The Pyramid Butterfly is also known as the Yellow Zoster Butterflyfish. It can reach up to 7 inches and will require an aquarium of at least 125 gallons with plenty of rocks for hiding and foraging. They can be kept singly or in small numbers. These are considered reed safe. Their diet consists of algae, mysis, and brine. They may also take high quality flake and pellet food. It is recommended to be fed multiple times a day.

This fish is guaranteed for live arrival.

  • Care Level
  • Tank Requirements
    125 gal minimum
  • Reef Safe
  • Temperament
  • Diet
  • Current Size
    Approx. 4-5 inches
  • Full-Size
    Approx. 7 inches
  • Water Parameters
    NO3 0ppm, 72-78F, pH 8.1-8.4
  • Compatibility
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