White-Barred Boxfish (Anoplocapros lenticularis)

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White-Barred Boxfish

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White-Barred Boxfish

Anoplocapros lenticularis

284 Litres (75 US G.)

22.9-25.4cm (9-10 ")


8.2 - 8.5

15.6-20°C (60 -68 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods
Other (See article)

4-6 years



Additional names

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

Additional scientific names

Ostracion lenticularis, Acerana grayi, Anoplocapros gibbosus


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

Environment specifics[edit]

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) .


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