Arothron Nigropunctatus (Dog Faced Puffer)

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Arothron Nigropunctatus (Dog Faced Puffer)

Postby J-P on Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:51 pm

Date: 16/08/06
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Common Name: Dog Faced Puffer, Black-Spotted Puffer

Distribution: S.E. Asia, Indian & Pacific Oceans; Reefs and coastal areas

Water Parameters: Temp: 23-26C (74-80F); pH 7.9-8.4.

Personality/Temperament: Gentile; hunts for food. Somewhat less active than other marine species such as D. holocanthus

Max. Size: 13 inches (33 cm)

Estimated Lifespan: At least 15 years

Sexual Dimorphism: Unknown

Minimum Tank Size: 100 US Gallons (380 liters)
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