Boxfish

Hovercraft Cowfish

Name Hovercraft Cowfish

Scientific Name Tetrasomus gibbosus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 30cm  12''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

Long Horn Cowfish

Name Longhorn Cowfish

Scientific Name Lactoria cornuta

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 46cm  18.1''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

 

Red Sea Box Fish

Name Red Sea Box Fish

Scientific Name Ostracion cyanurus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 15cm  5.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Difficult

Origin Red Sea

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

 

Scrawled Cowfish

Name Scrawled, Caribbean Cowfish

Scientific Name Acanthostracion quadricornis

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 48cm  18.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

 

Scribble Box Fish

Name Scribble, Striped Box Fish

Scientific Name Ostracion solorensis

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 11cm  4.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Difficult

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

Short Nose Box Fish

Name Short Nose, Common Box Fish

Scientific Name Rhynchostracion nasus

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 30cm  12''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Difficult

Origin Indonesia

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

Spotted Box fish

Name Spotted, Blue, Black Box Fish

Scientific Name Ostracion meleagris

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 16cm  6.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Difficult

Origin Indo -Pacific

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

Sunshine Box Fish

Name Sunshine Box Fish

Scientific Name Anoplocapros inermis

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 37cm  14.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Difficult

Origin Australia

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

 

Whitley's Box Fish

Name Whitleys, Hawiian Box Fish

Scientific Name Ostracion whitleyi

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 15.5cm  6.1''

Aquarium Compatibility Reef - With Caution

Temperament Peaceful

Diet Omnivore

Care Difficult

Origin Hawaii

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed

Yellow Box Fish

Name Yellow, Cubic Box Fish

Scientific Name Ostracion cubicus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 45cm  17.7''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Omnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Indo -Pacific

Notes Caution- Can release Ostracitoxin when stressed