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  • Butterfly Perch

    • A pinkish coloured fish with a speckling of small black spots, a large black spot on sides, bluish hints around the head.  

    • Scientific Name: Caesioperca lepidoptera,
    • Habitat: Found inshore, near rocky reefs to 100m. Splendid perch found in more northern waters and Allports in southern waters
    • Temperament: Peaceful and timid
    • Tank Age/Maturity: Mature tank at least 6 months and 400 litres up to 1,000 litres for mature fish.
    • Diet: Newly caught fish need live food but after settling in tank eats everything from flake food to mysid, partial to prawns.
    • Threatened Species: N/A
    • Special Requirements: A very timid fish when newly caught, can easily be pushed off food.
    • Size: 30cm
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