There are no good reasons for keeping tank mates with dwarf puffers. They adapt very well to the new environment of an aquarium. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Especially if its on the rim of his eye When threatened they will puff up like a football to deter predators. Marine; brackish; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 1 - 50 m Ref.
Greeting Cards Spiral Notebooks. Typical constituents of the regional fish fauna include various barbs, danios and rasboras, halfbeaks, and predatory species such as glassfish Parambassis spp. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. The tricky part is rearing the eggs and fry, as the eggs are prone to fungal infections, particularly in hard water. In this case, a "normal" aquarium is a reef aquarium with mixed corals or a fish only aquarium with an approximately salinity of 1. I am lowering the salinity over the next several days.
Puffer family - Fishes of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
Arothron hispidus Linnaeus , White-spotted puffer. Diagnostic characters: A blunt-headed fish with heavy jaws forming a beak of 2 teeth in both upper and lower jaws. Many exporters seem not to bother, so that dwarf puffers sold in aquarium shops may be either species, or a mixture of both. Feed them small amounts, two or three times per day, so they have gently rounded but not swollen abdomens. Toggle Mobile Navigation Menu. Eyes are large and high on the head. Family - Canthigaster.
Anyway he looks great and is eating like a little champ. White-spotted Puffer Read more…. Browse our curated collections! Delivery All iphone x cases ship from our production facility within 1 - 2 business days of your order. This is based on a medium size animal, which you want to keep for several years. I see a few white spots too which is why I was going to start hypo, but I worried this was a sign of something else being wrong. Can't beat a 4 inch emperor for 40 bucks