Picture of the Week, Copperband Butterfly


Copperband Butterflyfish at the Kemah Aquarium

Showing up in the latest AquaNerd POTW is a beautiful Copperband Butterflyfish (Chelmon rostratus) during feeding time at the Kemah Aquarium restaurant. This fish is a crowd favorite among aquarium keepers due to its coloration, but many will find it especially useful for its appetite for Aiptasia anemones. Despite their popularity, the Copperband can be finicky and hard to care for. Additionally, these butterflies have been known to nibble at corals from time to time.


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