White Lip Triggerfish (Sufflamen chrysopterum)

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White Lip Triggerfish

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White Lip Triggerfish

Sufflamen chrysopterum

492 Litres (130 US G.)

22.9-25.4cm (9-10 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-10 years

Family

Balistidae





Additional names

White Lip Triggerfish, Halfmoon Triggerfish, Whitetail Triggerfish


Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

An aggressive fish, must only be kept with aggressive or semi-aggressive fish the same size or larger.

Diet

This fish is a carnivore and will eat a variety of meaty foods such as fish, scallops and shrimp.

Feeding regime

Feed twice a day. Can be taught to hand feed, but be careful, this fish will bite!

Environment Specifics

Requires a large and spacious tank. Not really reef safe, will rearrange it's tank.

Behaviour

Identification

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