Chaetodon Citrinellus or Yellow fish butterfly lemon

Latin name
Chaetodon Citrinellus
Common name
Yellow fish butterfly lemon
Maximum 18 cm.
Values of the water
Temp. 28/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8,4

Fish pertaining to the family of the Chetodontidi, coming from from the archipelago Hindu-Australian, much colorful, delicate, sociable one, adapted to the cohabitation with all the fish of barrier.
Body a lot flattened, to shape of rectangle, small mouth in top to a appuntito snout, thin ventral fins a lot lengthened and.
Yellow, oscillating livery of color from the cream to the lemon, with snout, throat and belly white men, a design to dark dots on the flanks; one black bar on the eye, the skirt of the anale fin one surpassed black line from one of color yellow.

Much difficult one to acclimatize, would be better to acquire exemplary gi acclimatizes to you from an expert; once very acclimatized carnivorous, it preprefers mangime dept freeze, in particolar way chironomus.

It needs of a large bathtub, in how much it swims gladly, but also of shelters and hiding places; with water very filtered and aereata.
Much little resistant to the diseases, it suffers for oodinium attacks and for the excessive values of nitrates and phosphates, they are advisable constant temperatures high and, partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.
Adapted to the Aquarius with invertebrates in how much is not in nature that in Aquarius if it feeds some gladly and, not even, for the bathtub of a neophyte.


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