Eastern Truncate Coralfish or Talma, Chelmonops truncatus in aquarium
Talmas are extremely difficult fish to keep in aquariums, feeding exclusively on small ascidians, sponges and other live small invertebrates, which can only be found in sufficient numbers within gigantic and well established systems. If introduced into such enclosures as juveniles however, they might eventualy start accepting alternative "dead" food. These fish are not suitable for hobby aquariums.
Eastern Talma, Chelmonops truncatus, Jervis Bay, NSW