Scientific Name: Chaetodon auriga
Common Names: Threadfin Butterflyfish, Auriga Butterflyfish, Diagonal Butterflyfish
Maximum Length: 9″
Minimum Aquarium Size: 100 Gallon
Aquarium Suitability: Generally Durable and Hardy
Reef Safe: No
Captive Care: One of the best Butterflyfish to start with the Threadfin Butterflyfish is a great choice as they are generally hardy once they get started in the aquarium. As this fish gets older you will get to enjoy the long threadfin that will grow on the dorsal fin. A very cool fish for any Fish Only Aquarium!