Dogface Puffer (Arothron nigropunctatus)

Size: SM
Sale price£33.00


The Dogface Pufferfish (Arothron nigropunctatus) is a captivating species revered for its endearing "puppy dog" appearance and charismatic demeanor. With its large, expressive eyes and distinctively shaped body, this tropical marine fish adds charm to any aquarium. Reaching up to 30 centimeters in length, it boasts a striking yellow to olive-green hue adorned with black spots, accentuating its unique allure.

Care Requirements:

- Tank Size: Minimum 200 liters for juveniles, larger for adults.
- Temperature: 24-27°C.
- pH Level: 8.1-8.4.
- Salinity: 1.020-1.025.
- Diet: Omnivorous; provide a variety of live, frozen, and prepared foods.
- Compatibility: Keep with peaceful tank mates; avoid aggressive species.
- Environment: Provide ample hiding places and a substrate suitable for burrowing.
- Maintenance: Regular water changes and diligent filtration to maintain water quality.
- Caution: Handle with care due to potential toxin release when stressed.

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