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Valentini Puffer
Valentini Puffer


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Valentini Puffer

Valentini Puffer (aka Black Saddle Puffer)

The Valentini Puffer, also known as the Black Saddle Puffer is from the smaller Canthigaster genus. Quite the undemanding and hardy fish, unlike most other fish, the puffers use their pectoral fins for forward and backward movement. As with all puffers, invertebrates should not be tank mates as they will be eaten by the puffer. Also, slower moving fish as well as community fish should not be tank mates due to the puffer's propensity to nip fins and other body parts. When threatened, puffers will inflate their body by taking in water in an attempt to prevent others from eating it.Use a container as opposed to a net when removing or transfering a puffer fish.

Valentini Puffer

Internet Price: $17.99   Today's Price: $13.49  (Save 25%)

Temperament: Semi-aggressive

Reef Safe: No

Family: Tetraodontidae

Native To: Indo-Pacific

Diet: Carnivore

Adult Size: Up to 4"

Water Current: Low to Moderate

Temperature: 72-78°F

Water Parameters: sg 1.020-1.025; pH 8.1-8.4

Care Level: Moderate

Tank Size: 30+ Gallons

Scientific Name: Canthigaster valentini

Environment: Marine

  • Undemanding and hardy
  • Eats inverts and nips other fish
  • Inflates its body when threatened

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1.5"-2.5" Length
SKU: 1054678

Valentini Puffer - Small
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