Tetraodon pustulatus - Cross River Puffer
Species name: Tetraodon pustulatus
Synonym: Tetraodon guttifer, Tetraodon leiogaster
Common Names: Cross River puffer
Max. size: 36 cm / 14 inches
Environment: Fresh and slightly brackish water
Origin: Africa: Cross River
Company: Best kept alone.
Water parameters: pH 7.0-7.5, temperature 25 - 27°C / 76 - 80° F
Aquarium setup: Tetraodon pustulatus (Cross river pufferfish) is best kept alone Good circulation and regular water changes (up to 50% a week) are required since they, like all puffers, are messy eaters. This species is sensitive to ammonia and nitrites.
Feeding: Very predatory. Best kept on a diet consisting of Krill shrimp, crayfish, crab and the occasional feeder fish. May accept froozen food.
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