Green Rough-Backed Puffer

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Green Rough-Backed Puffer

This marine aquarium fish is known as Green Rough-Backed Puffer and the correct latin name is Lagocephalus lunaris. It belongs to the Puffer family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-West Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

A semi-aggressive fish.

Green Rough-Backed Puffer can grow up to 45 cm what is approximately 17 inches. In general, 1 specimen requires at least 5400cm2 of water surface which is approximately 837 square inch. This fish should be kept in aquariums that are large. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums have at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Green Rough-Backed Puffer fish. (e) The specific gravity (SG) should be between 1,020 and 1,025, the temperature between 23°C (73.4°F) and 26°C (78.8°F). The recommended pH level is between 8.0 and 8.3 since marine fish are used to these levels in general.

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Document modified on Mon Dec 17 13:16:13 UTC 2007
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