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72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Black back Butterflyfish reach an adult size of six inches in captivity. The captive care of this group of fish varies a great deal due to the special feeding requirements (live coral polyp) of some species. A large tank with ample hiding places is needed to successfully maintain them.