Queen Triggerfish

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

  1. FAMILY - Ballstidae

    SCIENTIFIC NAME - Balistes Vetula

    COMMON NAME - Queen Triggerfish

    SIZE - 23.6" (60 cm)

    RANGE - Tropical Atlantic

    MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 200 US Gal. (757 L)

    FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied marine diet of meaty foods, chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, frozen fare for omnivores, vitamin enriched fare. Feed min. 3 times a day.

    AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 10

    REEF COMPATIBILITY - Not suitable

    CAPTIVE CARE - Aggressive and will become too aggressive for most as it matures, except in a very large aquarium house in a species specific tank and keep only one of the species, may rearrange the décor of the tank, can damage heaters, tubes, and the like, put hands in tank with caution, may bite.

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