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Black Puffer 4-6 in. (Arothron sp.)

Black Puffer 4-6 in. (Arothron sp.)
The Black Puffer is found in among coral colonies and rocks of subtidal lagoons and seaward reefs. Can be an aggressive fish. Does best in a fish only tank with other aggressive species.

Provide plenty of live rock to graze on and hide. Should be offered both meaty and vegetable items.

Diet should include squid, krill, clams, and various shrimp. Should also be offered algae based foods.

Maximum Length: 13 in.
Care Level: Moderate
Family: Tetraodontidae
Reef Compatibility: Not reef safe
Minimum Aquarium Size: 125 gal.
Range: Solomon Islands
Diet: Omnivore - Preparations of meaty and vegetable foods.
Water Conditions: 74-80 F; sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4

Related Puffer Fish include the African Quadcolor Mappa Puffer Fish, Black Puffer Fish, Dalmation Puffer Fish, the Golden Puffer Fish , the Dog Face Puffer Fish , the Valentini Puffer Fish , the Stellatus Puffer Fish , and the Long Spine Porcupine Puffer Fish .


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