FAMILY - Ostraciidae SCIENTIFIC NAME - Lactoria Fornasini COMMON NAME - Thornback Cowfish, Bluelined Cowfish, Thornback Boxfish SIZE - 5.9" (15 cm) RANGE - Indo Pacific MIN. AQUARIUM SIZE - 55 US Gal. (208 L) FOODS AND FEEDING - Varied diet, marine meaty foods, chopped shrimp, squid, clams, fish, mysid shrimp, enriched freeze dried krill, herbivore preparations containing marine algae. Feed minimum 3 times a day. AQUARIUM SUITABILITY - 6 REEF AQUARIUM COMPATIBILITY - No, diet includes many invertebrates. CAPTIVE CARE - Do not feed floating foods (fish may ingest air at the surface), usually compatible with tankmates that are non aggressive, needs plenty of swimming room, frightened of sudden movements. House in a low traffic area, can be kept in pairs, two males may fight, may release toxins when dying, any dying boxfish must be removed or prevent it from being harrased by tankmates.