Miurus Puffer (Tetraodon miurus)

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The Miurus Puffer (Tetraodon miurus), in a fully freshwater puffer fish species that come from Africa. They range from light brown or orange to red giving them a unique coloration compared to most puffer fish. The Miurus Puffer enjoys spending most of its time burrowed in the sand. They are very personable and interact with their keepers.

  • SOLD SIZE: about 1.25"
  • Origin: Congo River basin, Africa
  • Max size: Up to 6 inches
  • Recommended tank size: A minimum of 30 gallons 
  • Water temperature: 75-82°F
  • Temperament: Can be aggressive, especially towards other tank mates, especially with members of the same species
  • Diet: They are carnivorous and require a diet primarily consisting of meaty foods such as live or frozen invertebrates (snails, shrimp), small crustaceans, and occasionally small fish. 
  • Lifespan: Typically around 5-7 years, but can be longer with proper care.