The falcula butterflyfish, also called the Blackwedged Butterflyfish is a beautiful and peaceful fish in a live rock and community marine aquarium. The picture says it all. Falcula butterfly, similar to the false falcula double-saddleback butterfly, have more distinctive color patterns. Both species will eat most prepared food but sometimes they need to be transitioned from live foods.
- Scientific Name: Chaetodon falcula
- Family: Chaetodontidae
- Max Size: 8 inches
- Diet: meaty foods, crustacean flesh, mysis shrimp, frozen preparations, with an occasional anemone as a treat.
- Required Tank Size: 125+ gallon
- Shipping Size: Small 1 to 1 1/2 inches, Medium 2 to 2 1/2 inches, large 3 to 5 inches