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Heniochus monoceros (Bannerfish, Masked Bannerfish, Masked Bannerfish, Masked Coachman, Pennant Coralfish, Unicorn Pennant Coralfish


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lexID:
1417 
AphiaID:
218764 
Scientific:
Heniochus monoceros 
German:
Masken-Wimpelfisch 
English:
(Bannerfish, Masked Bannerfish, Masked Bannerfish, Masked Coachman, Pennant Coralfish, Unicorn Pennant Coralfish 
Category:
Bannerfishes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Chaetodontidae (Family) > Heniochus (Genus) > monoceros (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1831 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Niue, Norfolk Island, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Phoenix Islands, Pitcairn Islands, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 25 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.06" (23 cm) 
Temperature:
- 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Mysis 
Tank:
285.97 gal (~ 1300L) 
Difficulty:
Only for advanced aquarists 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 22:06:47 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Heniochus monoceros are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Heniochus monoceros, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Heniochus monoceros, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Haltung wie andere Wimpelfische, werden aber mit 23 cm sehr gross für ein normales Heimaquarium.

Ansonsten ist uns noch wenig über die Aquariumhaltung bekannt.

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