Bennetts Sharpnose Puffer
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  • Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer

  • Canthigaster bennetti

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  • Tank Size: 55 Gallons
    Tempermant: Peaceful
    Maximum Size: 4"
    Coloration: Tan, Blue, Orange, White
    Diet: Omnivore
    Regions Found: Fiji
    Reef Compatible: Yes (With Caution)
    Experience Level: Intermediate
    Guarantee: Live Guarantee Available
    Water Conditions: 74-82° F, SG 1.020-1.027, PH 7.9-8.5
    Other Names: Bennett's Toby, Whitebelly Toby, Bennetts Sharpnose Puffer
  • Description
  • The Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer is a very beautiful and colorful smaller pufferfish. Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers are mostly light tan in body with a white belly. Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers have amazing electric blue spots and markings on their bodies as well.

    Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers reach a maximum adult size of around 4 inches and need to be kept in tanks that are at least 55 gallons in size. Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers are peaceful fish and shouldn't bother too many other fish, coral or inverts in your tank. Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers might go after smaller inverts though, so if you'd like to add one to your reef tank please only do with caution.

    Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers have the ability to inflate their bodies to scare off larger predators. For this reason you should never catch and transport a Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer in a net. Acrylic or plastic containers are much easier on the Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer and a much better option. Multiple Bennett's Sharpnose Puffers can also be kept in larger aquariums.

    Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer are omnivores and require a diet that is rich in both meaty and green foods. Foods like mysis and brine shrimp, high quality frozen foods and high quality flake and pellet foods will keep your Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer healthy and happy.

    If you have any questions about the Bennett's Sharpnose Puffer and if it's the right fish for your tank, please feel free to contact us at any time.

    Tiny: Up to .75", Small: Over .75-1", Small / Medium: Over 1-1.5", Medium: Over 1.5-2", Medium / Large: Over 2-2.5", Large: Over 2.5-3", Extra Large: Over 3-3.5", Extra Extra Large: Over 3.5"
 
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