Orangelined Triggerfish

Species information for the Orangelined Triggerfish, in the Triggers category.

  1. FAMILY - Ballstidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Balistapus Undulatus

    COMMON NAME - Undulate Triggerfish (Orangelined Triggerfish, Orangetailed Triggerfish)

    SIZE - 11.8" (30 cm)

    RANGE - Indo Pacific

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 180 US Gal. (208 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Mixed marine fare for carnivores, chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, frozen frozen fare for omnivores, viatmin enriched fare. Feed min. 3 times a day.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Not Suitable

    CAPTIVE CARE - Very aggressive, keep only one in an aquarium set up with a habitat specific for this fish, sooner or later will attack tankmates, has been know to bite the caretakers hand, put hands in tank with caution.

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    Last edited by a moderator: Mar 9, 2014
    jhnrb, Aug 7, 2009
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