Porcupine Puffer (Diodon holocanthus)

Size: MD
Sale price£65.00


The Porcupine Pufferfish (Diodon holocanthus) is a fascinating marine species renowned for its unique appearance and engaging personality. With its distinctive spiky exterior and large, expressive eyes, this species captivates aquarium enthusiasts worldwide. Native to tropical and subtropical waters, it thrives in a well-maintained saltwater aquarium environment. Careful attention to water quality, temperature, and tank size is essential for its well-being. A varied diet consisting of high-quality seafood and occasional shellfish helps maintain its health. Due to its potential to grow up to 50 centimetres in length, providing adequate space and suitable tank mates are crucial for a harmonious aquatic ecosystem.

Care Requirements:

Tank Size: Minimum 200 litres
Water Temperature: 24-27°C
Water pH: 8.1-8.4
Salinity: 1.020-1.025
Diet: Varied seafood, occasional shellfish
Tank Setup: Provide hiding places, maintain good water quality
Compatibility: Generally peaceful, avoid aggressive tank mates

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