Yellow-spotted triggerfish - Pseudobalistes fuscus
Species Name: Pseudobalistes fuscus
Synonyms: Pseudobalistes fuscus, Balistes fuscus, Balistes caerulescens,
Common Names: Yellow-spotted triggerfish
Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Order: Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes)
Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes)
Max.Size: 55.0 cm / 22 inches
Origin: Western and Eastern Indian Ocean, Western Central and Eastern Central Pacific
Company: Pseudobalistes fuscus (Yellow-spotted triggerfish) should not be kept in an aquiarum filled with many other fishes from the same family. It is also unsuitable to keep them with Lionfishes and eels.
Aquarium Setup: Pseudobalistes fuscus (Yellow-spotted triggerfish) is curious by nature and the aquarium should be filled with rocks, caves, and other interesting décor. They need places to hide in order to feel safe. Yellow-spotted triggerfish like to engage in some re-arranging, so stacking heavy objects well is recommended. Good water quality, temperatures in the 70’s and a pH between 8.2 and 8.4 is ideal.
Food: Pseudobalistes fuscus (Yellow-spotted triggerfish) eat almost any food and will feed on cut fish fillet, dead fish, clams, shrimps, crustaceans, mollusks, sponges, tunicates, algae and hydrozoans.
Breeding: We have no information regardning the breeding of Pseudobalistes fuscus (Yellow-spotted triggerfish) in aquariums.
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