Family: Tetraodontidae
Genus & Species:

Tetraodon palembangensis

Common Name:

Palembang’s Puffer, Humpback Puffer

Size: 7.6 in. (19.4 cm)
Habitat: Asia: Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallons (long form – 36”).
Diet: Crustaceans, small fish, mollusks, worms.
Behavior: Lurking predator.
Water: Freshwater, pH 6.8 – 7.6, temperature range, 75-79°F (24-26°C), hardness 8 – 20dH
Care: High water quality, caves or other shelter.
Communities: Will consume other fish, in sufficient space may co-exist with conspecifics .
Suitability: Intermediate

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