Saddle Valentini Puffer

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Saddle Valentini Puffer

This marine aquarium fish is known as Saddle Valentini Puffer, Valentini’s Sharpnose Puffer, Valentini Puffer and the correct latin name is Canthigaster valentini. The family that this fish belongs to is called the Puffer family. (e) Origin of this fish is Indo-Pacific. (e)

Character and suggestions regarding care

An aggressive and poisonous species.

Saddle Valentini Puffer can grow up to 13 cm what is approximately 5 inches. So 1 specimen requires at least 1560cm2 of water surface which is approximately 241 square inch. This species will require to be kept in a tank that is medium. (e) Medium aquariums have at least 113 Litres (30 US Gallons). Large aquariums have at least 265 Litres (70 US Gallons). Very large aquariums hold at least 700 Litres (185 US Gallons).

It is not very difficult to keep the Saddle Valentini 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 suggested level of pH (a measure of the acidity/basicity) is between 8.0 and 8.3 which is usual for most marine fish.

Saddle Valentini Puffer picture no. 1

Saddle Valentini Puffer picture no. 2
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