Singular Bannerfish (Heniochus singularis)

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Singular Bannerfish

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Singular Bannerfish

Heniochus singularis

Easy

sg

1.02 - 1.025

pH

8 - 8.3

[[Minimum temperature::73.4 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78.8 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

7-8 years

Family

Chaetodontidae



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Origin

Adaman islands to Samoa, north to southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals, and New Caledonia

Sexing

Requires close examination

Tank compatibility

Peaceful

Diet

Corallivore

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

FOWLR tank

Behaviour

Will nip at coral polyps

Identification

Typical Butterflyfish in shape. Juveniles closely resemble juvenile Heniochus monoceros and Heniochus acuminatus. The white ring around the mouth, the black instead of the yellow caudal fin and the complete ocular band distinguishes it from H. acuminatus at all sizes. Adults have black-centered scales in the main white band, juveniles have long banners. Has a mostly black face.

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