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 ")

pH

8.2 - 8.5

15.6-20°C (60 -68 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

4-6 years

Family

Aracanidae





Additional names

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

Additional scientific names

Ostracion lenticularis, Acerana grayi, Anoplocapros gibbosus


Sexing[edit | edit source]

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


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

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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