Stars and Stripes Puffer
The Stars & Stripes Puffer is a fantastic and unique patterns that really makes it stand out in the aquarium trade. This fish is also so common due to having a great personality that their owners can usually interact with. The top half of this puffer is layered in white dots which are classed as being the 'stars' in the puffers name. Whereas, the bottom half of its body holds horizontal 'stripes' that completes its name.
When this puffer is in its natural environment it is almost always discovered within reefs and mangrove swamps. In order to home this messy eater comfortably, a 500 litre aquarium is required at an absolute minimum. Additionally, the system to this aquarium will need to have a effective protein skimmer and filtration. Furthermore, this fish will not be suitable for those reef tanks as it is known to nip at corals and clean up crew members.
It is also a wise decision to create a variety of caves and overhangs within your rock word when deciding to add this fish, as it will commonly be found hiding in a cave or sitting on a rock or overhang.
This puffer has to be offered a broad diet, including a range of meaty foods , such as clams, squid, prawns, and hard shellfish to help grind down their continuously growing teeth.
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|Easy to Care For|
|Easy to Feed|
|Peaceful with Others|