Auriga Butterflyfish ==Chaetodon auriga== | |= COMMON NAME: ||= Auriga Butterflyfish | |= SCIENTIFIC NAME: ||= Chaetodon auriga | |= SIZE AVAILABLE: ||= ~2 inches | |= MINIMUM TANK SIZE: ||= 50 gallons | |= FOOD/DIET: ||= Omnivore | |= CARE LEVEL: ||= Moderately easy | |= REEF SAFE: ||= No. Will nip at rocks and corals | |= AVAILABILITY: ||= Most always available - 99% | *Also known as Threadfin Butterflyfish. *Not suitable for a reef tank. *This fish will eat a wide variety of soft and stony corals and desirable invertebrates. *The fish does very well in live rock aquascaped aquariums and, although it is a species that can be used for cleaning up Aiptasia anemones, it will also eat other forms of wanted live rock invertebrates, such as fanworms or tubeworms.