Pig-Face Pufferfish (Pao suvattii)
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132 Litres (35 US G.)
10-12 cm (3.9-4.7")
6.7 - 7.7
23 -28 °C (73.4-82.4°F)
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- Pig-Face Pufferfish, Pignose Puffer, Arrowhead Puffer, Mekong Puffer
Additional scientific names
- Monotrete suvattii, Tetraodon suvatti
Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]
- The Pignose Puffer is an inactive fish, a predator that waits for its dinner to swim by, and will spend most of his time in a cave on the bottom.
Diet[edit | edit source]
Feeding regime[edit | edit source]
- Depending on the size of the Pignose, when small feed daily, when bigger feed every other day or even every 2/3 days. The puffer should eat as much as he can than wait till his belly is flat again.
Environment specifics[edit | edit source]
- This fish appreciates a sandy substrate with lots of caves and hiding places.
Behaviour[edit | edit source]
- An inactive puffer, which spends most of his time in a cave or dark spot in the tank. Most activity is during feeding time.
Pictures[edit | edit source]
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- Fishbase (Mirrors: )