Diodon Istrix/D. Holocanthus or Istrice fish

Latin name
Diodon Istrix/D. Holocanthus
Common name
Istrice fish
Principle 60 cm. In devout Aquarius much small.
Values of the water
Temp. 26/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8.4

Large fish pertaining to the family of the Tetraodontidi, comes from all the tropical seas and to times also from the Mediterranean; much sturdy one, adapted to the cohabitation with nearly all the fish of barrier of the others breeds.
Body from the shape much particular one: in normal conditions it assumes the shape to clava, typical of the Tetraodontidi, with the head protect from a bony shield and the large rest of the soft body, eyes and armed large mouth from four poderosi teeth and with the labbra carnose, in danger case, instead, the fish quickly swallows of the water swelling enormously and inarcando the bony pricks that cover its cuoiosa skin, assuming that shape bizzarra that the common name of istrice fish has deserved it.

Its livery of color ocher or beige, with some dark devout irregular spots, the fins are nearly transparent.
Much difficult one to acclimatize, would be advisable to acquire exemplary gi perfectly acclimatizes to you and accustoms you to the artificial feeding; initially it would not have to be held with fish svelti in eating or aggressive fish.

Once very acclimatized onnivoro and a lot vorace, it preprefers mangime dept freeze, gamberetti cozze oed also sweet, better water snails if with the shell, that it loves to stritolare with the sturdy teeth, dry chip ax also mangime in large grains and gamberetti freezes-dry to you.

It needs of a bathtub medio/grande with many hiding places, in how much a great swimmer and does not prefer to gironzolare pacifically for the Aquarius; it only needs of water very filtered and aereata.
Resistant to the diseases, because of its appetite is advisable frequent and abundant partial water changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins.

Not a lot adapted to the Aquarius with invertebrates in how much if it feeds some very gladly.
Its meats are velenosissime and form the main ingredient of the "Fucus" pietanza giapponeseche every cause year the dead women of hundred of persons, but us not absolutely a problem in Aquarius.


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