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The Blacklip Butterfly, Chaetodon kleinii, also known as the Klein's Butterfly, Klein's Coralfish, Brown Butterfly, Sunburst Butterfly, Whitespotted Butterfly, Yellowspot Butterfly, Blue Head Butterfly, and Corallicola Butterfly. The Blacklip Butterfly has a thick black stripe through its eye with a white frontal region and a yellow dorsal region. There is a thin white vertical stripe through the base of its tail. The Blacklip Butterfly can be kept with other butterflyfish only if introduced at the same time to avoid territorial issues and aggression. They can grow to be 6 inches, and should be kept in a tank no less than 60 gallons id kept individually, and no less than 120 gallons of kept in a pair. The tank should also have plenty of live rock, for hiding. Be cautioned, as the Blacklip Butterfly will pick at coral polyps, soft corals, worms, and small inverts. They should be fed an omnivore diet, and will graze on algae, and will also eat small invertebrates and coral polyps. Their diet can be supplemented with frozen and live meaty foods such as mysis shrimp, brine Shrimp, chopped fish, crustacean flesh, and marine veggies. They will thrive in a temperature range of 72-78° F and a pH of 8.1-8.4.