Ultimate AIPTASIA Guide – Manual and Natural Controls

For as long as reef tanks have existed so to have a wide range of undesired pests, possibly none more notorious than the infamous Aiptasia anemone. To avoid introducing Aiptasia in the first place and to keep a system free…

Copperband Butterflyfish Successfully Captive Bred by Rising Tide

The Copperband butterflfyfish, Chelmon rostratus, can be an invaluable tool in keeping a reef tank free from pest Aiptasia anemones. This species is imported into the aquarium trade in vast numbers but being a small mouthed and somewhat picky eater, they can…

First Video of the Unique Copperband Butterflyfish of Raja Ampat

Chelmon rostratus, aka the Copperband Butterflyfish is an extremely beautiful fish, and by far one of the most common and popular species of butterflyfish in home aquariums, and on the reef.¬†Earlier this year we told you about our travels and…

Copperband Butterflyfish saltwater fish profile

The Copperband Butterflyfish known as Chelmon rostratus as the scientific name. This is one of the most popular among aquarists. Selecting a good specimen and offering it a varried diet are the keys to keeping it successfully. Size: Males and…