maypole butterflyfish

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    i have one , um, how do i take care of it, feeding? i know i know, shoulda done a background check first. i guess it would not be reef friendly. what would i target feed it?
     
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    thats not the fish i have, the one i have is more like a copper band with yellow bands and a black dot neer the tail, its on the massa gallery under the name i have. but thanks for your help
     
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    o k, so the link never worked as i planned , but the pic is there, i promise
     
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    Are you talking about this one?

    This one looks like a Doublesash Butterflyfish, but I am not fish expert.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Maybe you dont have a maypole:p
     
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    i have a pic guy's, but it's too big, how do i make it smaller? after taking the pic it realy looks like a copper band, but just without the long mouth. could it be a juvenile copper band
     
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    I think you can use the paint program that comes with windows.
     
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    wow, that must be the longest minate ever, sory about that. i would think its actualy a copperband after having another look at it, accept it has no long mouth???? would this be a juvinile then?
     
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    Does not look like a Maypole BF.
    Were did you find him ?
     
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    P E, not normal for here, saw quite a few, tide was on it's way in and they had no intention of being caught
     
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    o k, so how do i take care of a double sash b f ? i realy think it looks so much like a copper band, but like i say, the mouth. what do the baby copperbands look like, are they born with a long mouth?
     
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    My vote is a marlii (not sure of spelling, sounds like Marli eye), we have tonnes of those guys in our rivers.
     
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