Boxfish and Cowfish are thought by some hobbyists to be too difficult to keep. While theses fishes do require careful attention in their dietary and habitat needs, they can and do make personable and fascinating aquarium specimens.
Scientific Name: Ostracion meleagris
Diet: When first introduced, the Boxfish can be fed a diet of live brine shrimp or bloodworms. After acclimatization, chopped squid, clams, mussels, and herbivore preparations can be fed.
Max Size: 10"
Require 180+ gallon tank
Shipping Size: Large 3 to 4 Inches