Goldband Fusilier

(Pterocaesio chrysozona)

Fusiliers are constant grazers and require feeding at least six times daily. Add to well established aquariums that very large open swim areas. Rockwork with caves, cracks and crevices should also be provided for hiding and resting. Fusilers are fast moving peaceful fish and should not be housed with slower moving or aggressive fish. Provide an enriched diet of meaty prepared foods. Fusiliers are schooling fish and are best housed in small groups.

Goldband Fusilier are also sometimes known as the Blacktipped or Yellowband Fusilier. Not often seen in the aquarium trade. The Goldband Fusilier are an overallpale blue to brown color that fades to a light pink to white color with a thick yellow stripe mid body. Goldband Fusilier can grow to a little over 8".

We recommend a minimum aquarium size of 75 gallons or larger for this species.

Water conditions: Salinity 1.020 - 1.025, Temp (F) 72 - 78, pH 8.1 - 8.4, Alkalinity 8 - 12 dKH

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  • Behavior: BehaviorSocialSocial
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