Pufferfish

Bennett's Toby Puffer

Name Bennetts Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster bennetti

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Fiji

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Black Spot Dogface Puffer

Name Black Spot, Yellow Belly Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron nigropunctatus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 33cm  13''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo -Pacific

Notes Can be kept with other pufferfish

 

Black Spot Porcupine Puffer

Name Black Spot, Black Blotched Porcupine Puffer

Scientific Name Diodon liurosus

Min Aquaria Volume 1500L

Max Size 45cm  17.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo-Pacific

Notes Can be kept with other pufferfish

Blue Spot Toby Puffer

Name Blue Spot Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster solandri

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 9cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indonesia

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Bridled Box Puffer

Name Bridled, Spotted Box Puffer

Scientific Name Chilomycterus antennatus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 25.4cm  10''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Caribbean

Notes Found in Sea Grass Beds

 

Caribbean Spotted Toby Puffer

Name Caribbean Spotted Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster punctatissima

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 9cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Caribbean

Notes  

Crowned Toby Puffer

Name Crowned, Saddled, Gold Spot Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster coronata

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 13.5cm  5.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Indo - Pacific

Golden Dogface Puffer

Name Golden, Guinea Fowl Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron meleagris

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 50cm  19.7''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo-Pacific

Notes Golden Colour phase Dogface puffers are expensive.

 

Honey Comb Box Puffer

Name Honey Comb, Spiney Box Puffer

Scientific Name Chilomycterus antillarum

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 25cm  9.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Caribbean

Notes Found in Sea Grass Beds

 

Honeycomb Toby Puffer

Name Honeycomb, Maldive Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster janthinoptera

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 8.5cm  3.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Immaculate Dogface Puffer

Name Immaculate Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron immaculatus

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 28cm  11''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Notes  

 

Leopard Toby Puffer

Name Leopard Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster leoparda

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 7.5cm  3''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Micronesia

Lined Dogface Puffer

Name Lined, Striped Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron manilensis

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 31cm  12.2''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Notes Found in Mangrove and Sea Grass beds

Panda Dogface Puffer

Name Panda, Masked Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron diadematus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 30cm  11.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Red Sea

Notes  

 

Papuan Toby Puffer

Name Papuan Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster papua

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 11cm  4.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

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Porcupine Puffer

Name Porcupine, Spiny Puffer

Scientific Name Diodon holocanthus

Min Aquaria Volume 300L

Max Size 30cm  11.8''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Circumtropical

Notes Can be kept with other pufferfish

 

Reticulated Dogface Puffer

Name Reticulated Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron reticularis

Min Aquaria Volume 500L

Max Size 41cm  16''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semo-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indian Ocean

Notes Found in Mangrove and Sea Grass beds

 

Saddled Toby Puffer

Name Saddled Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster valentini

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 10cm  3.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

Notes Mimicked by the Mimic Filefish.

 

Scribbled Dogface Puffer

Name Scribbled, Map Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron mappa

Min Aquaria Volume 900L

Max Size 65cm  25.6''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful -But can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo - Western Pacific

Notes Can be kept with other pufferfish

Spiny Box Puffer

Name Spiny Box Puffer, Burrfish

Scientific Name Chilomycterus schoepfi

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 25.4cm  10''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate - Difficult

Origin Caribbean

Notes Found in Sea Grass Beds

Spotted Toby Puffer

Name Spotted, White Spot Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster jactator

Min Aquaria Volume 100L

Max Size 9cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Hawaii

Notes  

 

Starry Dogface Puffer

Name Starry, Stellate Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron stellatus

Min Aquaria Volume 1100L

Max Size 120cm  47''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Moderate

Origin Indo-Pacific

Notes One of the largest Puffers in the world

 

Stars and Stripes Dogface Puffer

Name Stars and Stripes Dogface Puffer

Scientific Name Arothron hispidus

Min Aquaria Volume 700L

Max Size 48cm  18.9''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indonesia

Tyler's Toby Puffer

Name Tylers Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster tyleri

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 9cm  3.5''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Indo - Pacific

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White Belly Toby Puffer

Name White Belly Toby Puffer

Scientific Name Canthigaster rostrata

Min Aquaria Volume 150L

Max Size 11cm  4.3''

Aquarium Compatibility Fish Only

Temperament Peaceful- Can be Semi-Aggressive

Diet Carnivore

Care Easy - Moderate

Origin Caribbean

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