Tetraodon nigroviridis (Green Spotted Puffer )

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Tetraodon nigroviridis (Green Spotted Puffer )

Post by J-P » Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:19 am

Tetraodon nigroviridis Date: 16/08/06
Owner: PufferPedia Admin
Size: 10 items
Common Name: Green Spotted Puffer

Other Common Names: GSP; Leopard Puffer; Spotted Green Puffer; Occasionally incorrectly as Green Puffer

Family: Tetraodontidae

Distribution: S.E. Asia: Esturaine rivers and floodplains; Mangrove swamps

Water Parameters: High brackish to marine salinity; Temp: 23–26C (73 - 80F ); pH: 7.0 - 8.3

Personality/Temperament: Agressive to other tankmates, especially with age. Hunts for food.

Max. Size: 6.5 inches (17cm)

Estimated Lifespan: ~15 years

Sexual Dimorphism: Unknown. Cannot tell genders apart by eye.

Diet: Mollusks and crustaceans. Needs to be fed a regular diet of hard-shelled creatures to guard against beak overgrowth. Feeding and Diet article

Care: Requires medium to high-end brackish water, and usually thrives in marine conditions. Introduce to a fully cycled aquarium, and raise the specific gravity by at least 0.002 per week, aiming for 1.015. As GSP's are active and agressive puffers, allow at l

Breeding: Unknown. No records of captive breeding.

Minimum Tank Size: 30 US Gallons (115 liters)

Links to Other Resources: PufferPunk on GSPs


Tetraodon nigroviridis Date: 16/08/06
Owner: PufferPedia Admin
Size: 10 items
Common Name: Green Spotted Puffer

Other Common Names: GSP; Leopard Puffer; Spotted Green Puffer; Occasionally incorrectly as Green Puffer

Family: Tetraodontidae

Distribution: S.E. Asia: Esturaine rivers and floodplains; Mangrove swamps

Water Parameters: High brackish to marine salinity; Temp: 23–26C (73 - 80F ); pH: 7.0 - 8.3

Personality/Temperament: Agressive to other tankmates, especially with age. Hunts for food.

Max. Size: 6.5 inches (17cm)

Estimated Lifespan: ~15 years

Sexual Dimorphism: Unknown. Cannot tell genders apart by eye.

Diet: Mollusks and crustaceans. Needs to be fed a regular diet of hard-shelled creatures to guard against beak overgrowth. Feeding and Diet article

Care: Requires medium to high-end brackish water, and usually thrives in marine conditions. Introduce to a fully cycled aquarium, and raise the specific gravity by at least 0.002 per week, aiming for 1.015. As GSP's are active and agressive puffers, allow at l

Breeding: Unknown. No records of captive breeding.

Minimum Tank Size: 30 US Gallons (115 liters)

Links to Other Resources: PufferPunk on GSPs: viewtopic.php?f=68&t=28469


Tetraodon nigroviridis Date: 16/08/06
Owner: PufferPedia Admin
Size: 10 items
Common Name: Green Spotted Puffer

Other Common Names: GSP; Leopard Puffer; Spotted Green Puffer; Occasionally incorrectly as Green Puffer

Family: Tetraodontidae

Distribution: S.E. Asia: Esturaine rivers and floodplains; Mangrove swamps

Water Parameters: High brackish to marine salinity; Temp: 23–26C (73 - 80F ); pH: 7.0 - 8.3

Personality/Temperament: Agressive to other tankmates, especially with age. Hunts for food.

Max. Size: 6.5 inches (17cm)

Estimated Lifespan: ~15 years

Sexual Dimorphism: Unknown. Cannot tell genders apart by eye.

Diet: Mollusks and crustaceans. Needs to be fed a regular diet of hard-shelled creatures to guard against beak overgrowth. Feeding and Diet article

Care: Requires medium to high-end brackish water, and usually thrives in marine conditions. Introduce to a fully cycled aquarium, and raise the specific gravity by at least 0.002 per week, aiming for 1.015. As GSP's are active and agressive puffers, allow at l

Breeding: Unknown. No records of captive breeding.

Minimum Tank Size: 30 US Gallons (115 liters)

Links to Other Resources: PufferPunk on GSPs
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