Blackspotted Puffer (Arothron nigropunctatus)

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Blackspotted Puffer

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Blackspotted Puffer

Arothron nigropunctatus

454 Litres (120 US G.)

25.4-33cm (10-13 ")


8.1 - 8.5

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years



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

Sexing[edit | edit source]

It is not possible to visually sex these fish.

Diet[edit | edit source]

A carnivorous fish, feed whole in-the-shell shrimp, clams, crayfish. Anything that can be used to keep their beak worn down. Without it, their teeth will fuse together and they will lose the ability to eat.

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