butterfly fish i d pleeeeeez

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  1. dv8

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    hi guys, any idee what this is or what it is going to look like? how big it mite get? it eets realy well, spirolena, frozen food.[​IMG]
     
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    Well it does not have a black spot so it is not a Limespot BF. The next thing is a Whitespotted BF. But only a guess.
     
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    it is a baby fish, 3cm at most, could it still get a black spot? i cought it in rock pools in P E.:wideeyed:
     
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    would agree with shuan.
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    You should prefer it to be a Whitespotted BF, not as big as the other 14cm, other also feeds on coral polyps.
     
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    Dude, next time catch 2...;)
     
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    Chaetodon kleinii, Whitespot,Sunburst There are a few others:)
     
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    My dad says it's a halfmoon, not sure though.
     
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    any one got any pics of an adult one? or know of a place i could find more info on them?
     
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    The only Halfmoon I know of is also known as a Racoon and that it defenitly not a Racccoon.
     
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    Adult looks the same but a lot brighter. The whitespots become more pronounced. As Shaun mentioned not reef safe.

    Google Kleinii
     
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    I know it's not a raccoon, Sunburst got the name I was trying to think of.
     
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    thanks for all the help, espesialy jacquesb, wow talk about thorough, kleinii it must be then, not been able to find jeuvanile pics yet. perhaps there are none? other than mine that is
     
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