Spotted Puffer
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  • Spotted Puffer

  • Canthigaster jactator

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  • Tank Size: 55 Gallons
    Tempermant: Peaceful
    Maximum Size: 5"
    Coloration: Brown, Tan, White
    Diet: Omnivore
    Regions Found: Hawaii
    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: White Spotted Sharpnose Puffer, White Spot Hawaiian Puffer
  • Description
  • The Spotted Puffer is a very cute and colorful smaller pufferfish. Spotted Puffers have a mostly reddish tan body covered in white spots and white belly.

    Spotted Puffers reach a maximum adult size of around 5 inches and need to be kept in tanks that are at least 55 gallons in size. Spotted Puffers are peaceful fish and shouldn't bother other fish, coral or inverts in your tank. Spotted Puffers might eat some smaller inverts though, so for this reason you must proceed with caution if you're adding a Spotted Puffer to your reef tank.

    Spotted Puffers have the ability to inflate their body to over twice its normal size to scare off predators, for this reason you should never use a net to transport a Spotted Puffer. An acrylic or plastic container will work much better to move your Spotted Puffer from tank to tank. Inflating is also very stressful on the Spotted Puffer, so you should never try to get one to inflate for your amusement.

    Spotted Puffers 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 pellet and flake foods should keep your Spotted Puffer healthy and happy.

    If you have any questions about the Spotted 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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