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Green Spotted Puffer


Family: Tetraodontidae
Genus & Species: Tetraodon nigroviridis
Common Name: Green Spotted Puffer, spotted green puffer, green puffer
Size: ~6.5 (17cm)
Habitat: Asia: Sri Lanka to Indonesia and north to China.
Min Tank Size: 40 gallons.
Diet: Mollusks, crustaceans, fish.
Behavior: Moderate for a puffer.
Water: Light brackish to full marine (specific gravity 1.005 1.021), pH 7.5-8.4, 75-82°F (24-28°C)
Care: Agressive but milder than most hunter-predators, some shelter, massive filtration needed.
Communities: In very large tanks with conspecifics, or T. fluviatilis.
Suitability: Advanced.

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