Threeband Bannerfish (Heniochus chrysostomus)

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Threeband Bannerfish

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Threeband Bannerfish

Heniochus chrysostomus

Moderate

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

3-5 years

Family

Chaetodontidae



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Additional names

Pennant Bannerfish, Threeband Bullfish, Pennant Bullfish, Pennant Butterflyfish, Threeband Butterflyfish

Additional scientific names

Heniochus permutatus, Heniochus melanistion, Heniochus drepanoides, Chaetodon teatae


Origin

Indo-pacific

Sexing

Requires close examination

Tank compatibility

Peaceful but not reef safe.

Diet

Eats sponges, and soft coral

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

FOWLR tank

Behaviour

Should only kept with peaceful tankmates

Identification

The Pennant Bannerfish can be recognized by its colouration. It is white with a black band crossing the head and extending through the ventral fins. Two brown bands cross the body. The snout is yellow; the fourth dorsal fin spine supports an expanded pennant.

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