Spiny Box Puffer (Chilomycterus schoepfii)

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Spiny Box Puffer

Chilomycterus schoepfii in Tropicarium-Oceanarium Budapest 08.JPG
Spiny Box Puffer

Chilomycterus schoepfii

681 Litres (180 US G.)

22.9-25.4cm (9-10 ")


8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Live Foods

5-8 years



Additional names

Striped Burrfish

Additional scientific names

Diodon schoepfii, Chilomycterus schoepfi, Cyclichthys schoepfi, Chilomycterus schoepgi, Diodon rivulatus

Origin[edit | edit source]

Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Maine (USA), Bahamas, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Uncommon or absent from most of West Indies.

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