Bluethroat triggerfish - Sufflamen albicaudatus
Species Name: Sufflamen albicaudatus
Synonyms: Sufflamen albicaudatum, Balistes albicaudatus, Sufflamen albicaudus, Sufflamen albicaudatus
Common Names: Bluethroat triggerfish
Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 22.0 cm / 8.7 inch
Environment: Marine reef
Origin: Western Indian Ocean and Western Central Pacific
Company: It is suitable to keep Sufflamen albicaudatus (Bluethroat triggerfish) with organisms that are familiar for them in wild.
Aquarium Setup: Sufflamen albicaudatus (Bluethroat triggerfish) need an interesting set up with rocks, caves, and other decor for hiding and play. Stack heavy objects well, since Bluethroat triggerfish is found of re-arranging. Water quality should be good and well filtered, the pH value between 8.2 and 8.4 and the temperatures in the high 70’s.
Food: Sufflamen albicaudatus (Bluethroat triggerfish) eat almost anything. Their diet in the wild includes sea urchins, small crustaceans and molluscs. You can feed your Bluethroat triggerfish algae, echinoderms, fishes, mollusks, tunicates, cut fish fillet, shrimps, clams etcetera.
Breeding: We have no information about breeding Sufflamen albicaudatus (Bluethroat triggerfish) in aquariums.
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