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Blue Throat Triggerfish - Small

Blue Throat Triggerfish - Small
Blue Throat Triggerfish - Small
From €95.00
Ex Tax: €77.24
  • Stock: Call To Order
  • Model: PT110S
  • EAN: 5022099254527

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Care Level
Color / Form
Yellow, Green, Pink
Geographic Region
Indo Pacific
Max Size
40 cm
Reef Compatible
Yes with caution
Tank Size
200 Lt.
Water Conditions
Fish:PH:8.1-8.4, Sg:1.020-1.02
General Information
Common Name Pinktail Triggerfish
Family Balistidae
Latin Name Melichthys Vidua
PLEASE NOTE: If this fish is bought as small you will recieve a female. Males are only ever kept as medium/large sizes.

The Bluechin Triggerfish, also known as Blue Throat Triggerfish, or Gilded Triggerfish, is grayish-brown, covered with light-blue spots. The fins are edged in yellow. The male of the species has a darker blue area on the cheeks, hence the name Bluechin or Blue Throat.

A 200 litre or larger aquarium with rocks and caves provides a good environment. The Bluechin Triggerfish will rearrange the landscaping and rocks. It is said to "talk," which is actually a grunting sound.

The Bluechin Triggerfish requires requires meaty foods such as whole shrimp, krill, squid, clams, and small fish.

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