The Bluespot Butterfly, Chaetodon plebius, also known as the Blue-Blotch Butterflyfish and the Coral Butterflyfish, features a beautiful yellow body with a hazy blue splotch on its side and black eye band. Juvenile Bluespot Butterflies lack the distinctive blue splotch.
Bluespot Butterfly Care Facts:
best kept in a tank of at least 100 gallons with plenty of live rock hiding places
can be kept as mated pairs but must be introduced to the tank at the same time; small groups may be kept in a much larger tank
they will nip on corals and some sessile inverts so be cautious with tank pairings
will eat a varied omnivorous diet multiple times per day
may become territorial with other butterflyfish or aggressive individuals
will thrive in a temperature range of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit and a pH of 8.1-8.4