Crosshatch Triggerfish (Aggressive)

Crosshatch Triggerfish, also known as the Blue Cheekline Triggerfish, has a very interesting pattern to its coloration. The body of this Trigger is yellow in color with many dark lines creating a crosshatch pattern. The face of this fish has very distinct blue lines running from the mouth to the back of the gill plate. The fins of the Crosshatch Trigger are a beautiful blue color with yellow borders, and the tail is red.

  • Scientific Name: Xanthichthys mento
  • Family: Balistidae
  • Max Size: 11"
  • Diet: squid, krill, clams, small fish and hard shelled shrimp
  • Required Tank Size: 125+ gallons
  • Approximate Size: Medium: 5'' to 7'' LG 7 to 11' inches