Spiny Box Puffer (Chilomycterus schoepfii)

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Spiny Box Puffer

Chilomycterus schoepfii in Tropicarium-Oceanarium Budapest 08.JPG
Spiny Box Puffer

Chilomycterus schoepfii

681 Litres (180 US G.)

22.9-25.4cm (9-10 ")

pH

8.1 - 8.4

22.2-25.6°C (72 -78 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Diodontidae





Additional names

Striped Burrfish

Additional scientific names

Diodon schoepfii, Chilomycterus schoepfi, Cyclichthys schoepfi, Chilomycterus schoepgi, Diodon rivulatus


Origin

Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia (Canada), Maine (USA), Bahamas, and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Uncommon or absent from most of West Indies.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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