Stone Triggerfish (Pseudobalistes naufragium)

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Stone Triggerfish

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Stone Triggerfish

Pseudobalistes naufragium

946 Litres (250 US G.)

55-100 cm (21.7-39.4")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

25.6-26.7°C (78 -80 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Live Foods

7-9 years

Family

Balistidae



Additional names

Blunthead triggerfish

Additional scientific names

Balistes naufragium


Origin

Eastern Pacific, from Mexico to Chile.

Sexing

Not easy to visually sex

Tank compatibility

Fairly placid

Diet

Typical triggerfish diet of shellfish, and other carnivorous fish fare

Feeding regime

Daily

Environment Specifics

Reef tank.

Behaviour

A fairly placid, and curious fish

Identification

A uniformly grey triggerfish

Notes[edit | edit source]

The largest triggerfish known.

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