Australien, Great Barrier Riff, Indonesien, Indopazifik, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Papua-Neuguinea, Philippinen, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, West-Pazifik
No easy-to-keep fish, which is quite sensitive on the one hand, and on the other hand for normal home aquariums by its height and size is often too large. Platax, batfish, are still used occasionally as a rose-and Mayanofresser. This may sometimes work, Nevertheless, we think that today there are other alternatives to fall back on.
Such an animal should be reserved for a large plant or the sea.
Unfortunately, they are often bought for their unusual shape, which later changes.