Clown triggerfish - Balistoides conspicillum
Species Name: Balistoides conspicillum
Synonyms: Balistoides conspicillum, Balistoides niger, Balistoides conspicillium, Balistes conspicillum
Common Names: Clown triggerfish
Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 50.0 cm/19.7 inches
Origin: Western and Eastern Indian Ocean, Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific
Temperament: Relatively aggressive
Company: Balistoides conspicillum (Clown triggerfish) should not be kept with smaller fishes and invertebrates.
Aquarium Setup: Balistoides conspicillum (Clown triggerfish) must be given plenty of space, at least a 100-gallon aquarium. It also needs caves or rock arrangements to hide inside. they prefer a temperature between 74 and 79 degrees Fahrenheit.
Food: Balistoides conspicillum (Clown triggerfish) feed on all types of meaty foods in the wild, particularly starfish and sea urchins. You can feed them live or frozen foods. Clown triggerfish like shrimps, squids, mussels and chopped up fish. Feed small servings several times a day.
Breeding: We are unable to provide any information regarding the breeding of Balistoides conspicillum (Clown triggerfish) in aquariums.
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