African Butterflyfish

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African Butterflyfish

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Aggressive
Family: Pantodontidae
Native To: Western Africa
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 4″
Temperature: 72° – 82° F
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Size: 30+ gallons
Scientific Name: Pantodon buchholzi
Environment: Freshwater

Has adaptations to see simultaneously above and below water
Active mostly at dusk
Best kept with larger peaceful fish that occupy the middle and bottom levels of the tank