Carinotetraodon Salivator (Striped Red Eye Puffer)

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Carinotetraodon Salivator (Striped Red Eye Puffer)

Post by J-P » Mon Nov 14, 2011 1:21 pm

Date: 16/08/06
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Common Name: Striped Red Eye Puffer

Family: Tetraodontidae

Distribution: Malaysia, Borneo

Water Parameters: Temp: 23 - 26C (74 - 80F); pH:6.0 - 7.8

Personality/Temperament: Aggressive; Hunts and searches for food.

Activity: Inactive during light hours. Very active hunter after dark.

Max. Size: 2 inches (5 cm)

Estimated Lifespan: Not known

Sexual Dimorphism: The male is substantially larger than the female and their colorations differ dramatically. The male has a ridge or "keel" which it will expand during courtship or while threatened.

Breeding: Awaiting information

Minimum Tank Size: 20 US gallons (75 liters)
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