TPF Author: Heather Cooan, AKA Linearchaos

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VIII: The Arrowhead Puffer: Maliciously Miraculous

The Tetraodon suvatti, commonly sold in the aquarium trade as the arrowhead puffer, Mekong puffer, pig-nose puffer or hog-nose puffer, is one of the most vicious of all puffers. The suvatti is rapidly growing in popularity due to the observable butchery involved in its natural eating habits. However popular this fish may be, it is also highly misunderstood due to the lack of information available surrounding the entire Tetraodon species. The suvatti can be and often is a difficult fish to keep and for those unfamiliar with puffer fish in general it is not a good introductory choice. (» Click here to read the rest of this article…)