White-Barred Boxfish (Anoplocapros lenticularis)

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White-Barred Boxfish

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White-Barred Boxfish

Anoplocapros lenticularis

Challenging

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.2 - 8.5

[[Minimum temperature::60 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::68 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

4-6 years

Family

Aracanidae



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Additional names

White-Barred Boxfish, Humpback Boxfish, Smooth Boxfish, Red Boxfish, Flame Boxfish

Additional scientific names

Ostracion lenticularis, Acerana grayi, Anoplocapros gibbosus


Origin

Sexing

These fish are sexually dichromatic, males are orange with white markings while females are orange with black and white markings.

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

These fish are difficult to keep. They are sub-tropical fish and will suffer and not last long at even low tropical temperatures. It is said they are difficult to keep at over 16.1°C (61°F) .

Behaviour

Identification

Pictures

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