Red Tail Trigger

Red tail trigger fish, also known as the Sargassum Triggerfish, comes from the Caribbean Ocean and is mostly purple in color. The sides are marked with evenly spaced spots that are darker than the rest of the body. The fish is also outlined in darker lines that progress into the tail and change from their dark color into a red coloration.The Red Tail Triggerfish are very friendly and make a great pet as well as a great conversation piece.                         

  • Scientific Name: Xanthichthys ringens
  • Max Size: 9 inches
  • Diet: squid, krill, clams, small fish and hard shelled shrimp
  • Required Tank Size: 125+ gallons
  • Approximate Size: 5 to 6 inches