Latin name
Common name
Fish cloudy crossbow
Principle 60 cm. In devout Aquarius much small
Values of the water
Temp. 26/30 Densit 1018/1022 PH 8,4

Splendid pertaining to the family of the Balistidi, endemic but rare in all Pacific ocean, Red Mar, islands of Papua, New Guinea, much sturdy, but not much colorful and striking, adapted to the cohabitation with nearly all the fish of barrier of the others breeds and also with some other type of crossbow, purch of color a lot different.

Sturdy, romboidale body, flattened enough, sturdy mouth in position advanced, armed with large teeth; semicircular tail fin in the juvenile shape, in the adult appears two lobes lengthens to you; the first thorn of the dorsal fin, separated from the others, pu to drizzare themselves and to remain embedded in this position until to that it does not come withdrawn voluntarily, the rough and resistant skin.
Livery tenuously colored: on a yellow bottom mustard, small and large black irregular spots; mask on the eyes, back and peduncolo black; very it evidences the pricks to you on the peduncolo tail.

Difficult to acclimatize in how much much initially timid one but once very acclimatized onnivoro and vorace, it preprefers mangime dry in large grains but above all dept freeze: artemie, chironomus, gamberetti or cozze but also frozen-dry tablets of alghe, insalata and spinaci bubbled.
It needs of a medium bathtub with many hiding places and caverns, in how much not a great swimmer, nature remains hidden enough within gorges of the Reef; it needs very of filtered and aereata water.

Much resistant one to the diseases; because of its smodato appetite frequent partial changes with sifonatura of the bottom, treatments repeated with ozone and regular additions of oligoelements and vitamins are advisable.
Not adapted to the Aquarius with invertebrates in how much if it feeds some very gladly.

Its meats, like for all the tetraodontidi, are velenosissime but us not absolutely a problem in Aquarius.


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