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 d├ęcor 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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