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Updated: Jun 15, 2019

NAME: African Butterfly

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pantodon buchholzi

COMMON NAMES: African butterfly fish

RANGE: Nigeria, Lake Chad, Cameroon, Ogowe basin, Congo basin and upper Zambezi River

TEMPERMENT: Semi-aggressive

SIZE: 1-3in

DIET: inverts

FUN FACT: Butterfly fish have survived unchanged for over 100 million years

Above view of an African Butterfly we have in store

Peacock Mantis Shrimp

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Odontodactylus scyllarus

COMMON NAMES: Mantis Shrimp

RANGE: Indian and Pacific Oceans


SIZE: 2-7in

DIET: gastropods, crabs and mollusks

FUN FACT: Peacock Mantis can see 10 times more color than humans.

FUN FACT#2: Peacock Mantis can punch with the speed amount of force as a .22 Calibur bullet

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