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"
- 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.