What size tank does a spotted puffer need?

What size tank does a spotted puffer need?

What size tank does a spotted puffer need?

30 gallons
Tank Setup Spotted puffer fish need a tank of least 30 gallons. The tank should have lots of aquarium plants for cover. Spotted puffers need a lot of hiding places to feel safe. Oddly, puffers will generally spend more time in the open if they know they have hiding places to run to.

How big do Golden puffers get?

The Avocado Puffer (Auriglobus modestus), also known as the Golden or Bronze Puffer, is a freshwater species that is native to fast-flowing rivers in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. It sometimes lives in loose groups and grows to an adult size 4.5 inches (11.4 cm).

How big do spotted puffers get?

How big does a green spotted puffer get? GSPs are thick, powerful fish that require a lot of space. Although they only grow to around six inches in length as adults, the minimum tank size for a single puffer is 30 gallons.

How fast do spotted puffers grow?

The “average” time is two years. However some grow super slow, not at all, moderately, and some grow super fast. Sometimes you can tell by their spots. Irregular spot or saba looking gsps tend to grow fast.

Are avocado Puffer poisonous?

Do not try to house slow swimming long-finned fish with them, like angelfish or gouramis. Venomous: Yes – Puffer fish harbor toxic substances in their flesh, and the Golden Puffer may be venomous if it is consumed. Compatible with: Same species – conspecifics: Yes.

Are puffer fish brackish?

They may live in brackish water as juveniles but need full saltwater as adult. Puffers are not community fish; they may prey on smaller fish or nip at the fins of passive fish their own size or larger. Even the tiny 1-inch-long Dwarf Puffers have been known to bully much larger tankmates!

Can figure 8 puffers live together?

Tankmates. Puffers are not well suited to a community tank because they tend to be aggressive. Ideally, figure 8 puffers should be kept alone or in a large aquarium with only a few other fish that thrive in the same partial-salinity habitat.