Chaetodon daedalma has been and always will be one of the most striking and unique butterflyfish in the world. This Japanese endemic grows very large, it has striking presence in the aquarium, they have a vigorous appetite and a personality which is very inquisitive about what is going on outside of the aquarium.W e spied this show sized and perfect quality wrought butterflyfish in LiveAquaria’s rare fish display and holding tank. The last time LiveAquaria sold one of these it sold within minutes of being posted online at the high-rolling price of $1800, plus shipping. This vigorous Chaetodon daedalma will be listed in the Diver’s Den in the next month or two.
Jake Adams has been an avid marine aquarist since the mid 90s and has worked in the retail side of the marine aquarium trade for more than ten years. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science and has been the managing editor of ReefBuilders.com since 2008. Jake is interested in every facet of the marine aquarium hobby from the concepts to the technology, rare fish to exotic corals, and his interests are well documented through a very prolific career of speaking to reef clubs and marine aquarium events, and writing articles for aquarium publications across the globe. His primary interest is in corals which Jake pursues in the aquarium hobby as well as diving the coral reefs of the world.