Black Triggerfish (Melichthys niger)

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Black Triggerfish

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Black Triggerfish

Melichthys niger

Challenging

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::78 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

4-8 years

Family

Balistidae



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Additional names

Black Triggerfish, Hawaiian Black Trigger, Black Finned Triggerfish

Additional scientific names

Melichthys ringens


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Distinctive black body and fins and typical Triggerfish shape, can be mistaken for Melichthys indicus, but is smaller when mature.

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