The best online deal on African puffers, even though they are more expensive, tougher, harder to source, grow larger and live longer than the South American and Asian species.
Like all puffer fish, they have beaks to break apart their food. Iif threatened, they can blow up to three times their normal size. When they get big, it takes a master aquarist to keep these fish compatible with other tank mates.
All African puffers need light brackish water, but nothing that would hurt other hardy freshwater African species.
Fahaka puffers from the congo will make terrific pet fish and prefer a diet of live foods.
- Scientific Name: TETRAODON LINEATUS
- Origin: West Africa
- Lifespan: 15 years
- Max size: 14 inches
- Food: Live feeders, frozen, pellets
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1 to 2 inches