Blackspotted Puffer (Arothron nigropunctatus)

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Blackspotted Puffer

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Blackspotted Puffer

Arothron nigropunctatus

379 Litres (100 US G.)

25.4-33cm (10-13 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.5

22.2-23.9°C (72 -75 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Tetraodontidae





Additional names

Blackspotted Puffer, Blackspotted Toadfish, Arothron Dog Face Puffer, Dog-Faced Puffer, Black-Spotted Puffer

Additional scientific names

Tetraodon nigropunctatus, Tetrodon nigropunctatus citrinella, Arothron citrinellus


Origin

Sexing

It is not possible to visually sex these fish.

Tank compatibility

Diet

A carnivorous fish, feed whole in-the-shell shrimp, clams, crayfish. Anything that can be used to keep their beak worn down.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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