The Black and White Heniochus Butterfly Fish is also known as the poor man’s Moorish Idol. While the Black and White Heniochus Butterfly Fish looks similar to the Moorish Idol the Black and White Heniochus is significantly different. These two species are quite similar in appearance but the Black and White Heniochus is hardier and much easier to care for. They are very attractive with black and white broad stripes and long streaming dorsal fins much like those of the Moorish idol. It has a base color of white with two wide black stripes.
Care Level: Easy
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Color Form: Black, White, Yellow
Max. Size: 8 1/2″
Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons