Common Name: Cross River Puffer
Distribution: Africa : Cameroon,Cross River (near Mamfe)
Water Parameters: Temp: 23 - 26C (74 - 80F); pH:6.0 - 7.8
Activity: Very active swimmer, constantly on the 'hunt'.
Max. Size: 14 inches (36 cm)
Estimated Lifespan: Not known
Sexual Dimorphism: None shown
Diet: Feeding and Diet article
Care: Pufferfish are extremly sensitive to nitrites and ammonia and should only be introduced into a fully cycled aquarium. Due to their messy eating habits, overfiltration is recommended.
Breeding: Awaiting information
Minimum Tank Size: 120 US gallons (450 liters)
Other Notes: A very rare puffer with a very high price tag. Specimens offered for sale tends to be misidentified young Fahakas (T. lineatus).