Double Saddled Butterflyfish
The Double Saddled Butterflyfish (Chaetodon falcula), lives In the coral rich environment of the Indo Pacific and are usually found at depths of 20 meters.
Two dark saddle markings cross the top of the body and the dorsal, anal and caudal fin are all yellow, and there is a black spot on the caudal peduncle. The body and head are white and a vertical black stripe runs down the side of the head. There are many thin vertical lines along the side of the body
This fish will grow to 15cm in length and is often called the pig faced butterflyfish. This is not a fish for the beginner and needs a diet of crustaceans, coral polyps and algae. It will not tolerate other members of its own species and can not be trusted with invertebrates.