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Orbiculate Batfish

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Orbiculate Batfish

Quick StatisticsTemperament: Community
Reef Safe: No
Family: Ephippididae
Native To: Tahiti, Indo-Pacific, South Asia
Diet: Omnivore
Adult Size: Up to 22″
Temperature: 72-78°F
Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.3; dKH 8-12
Care Level: Moderate
Tank Size: 150+ Gallons
Scientific Name: Platax orbicularis
Environment: Marine

Grows to gigantic proportions
Should not be housed with Triggers or Puffers
Will eat snails, crabs, shrimp, corals, and anemones