Starry Pufferfish (Arothron stellatus)

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Starry Pufferfish

Arothron stellatus-3582.jpg
Starry Puffer - puffed up

Arothron stellatus

Challenging

sg

1.020 - 1.025

pH

8.1 - 8.4

[[Minimum temperature::72 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods
Other (See article)

5-8 years

Family

Tetraodontidae



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Additional names

Starry Pufferfish, Starry Puffer, Stellate Puffer, Star Puffer, Starry Toadfish

Additional scientific names

Tetrodon lagocephalus stellatus, Takifugu stellatus, Tetraodon stellatus


Origin

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Tuamoto Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Southeast Atlantic: south coast of South Africa.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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