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The Blackback Butterflyfish, Chaetodon melannotus, also known as the Melannotus Butterfly or Black Back Butterfly, features a white body with a series of black diagonal stripes, a black eye band, and a yellow face, spine, and dorsal, anal, and tail fins. Juvenile Blackback Butterflies resemble adults but lack a characteristic blue patch found on the side of adults' bodies.
Blackback Butterfly Care Facts:
best kept in a tank of at least 75 gallons with plenty of live rock
only kept with other Blackback butterflies if mated pair
may be aggressive towards other butterflyfish
should be kept away from aggressive fish and ideal for FOWLR setup as they may nip on corals and sessile inverts
will eat a varied omnivorous diet
thrive in a temperature range of 72-80° F and a pH of 8.1-8.4.
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