Congo puffer - Tetraodon miurus
Scientific name: Tetraodon miurus
Common name: Congo puffer
Usual size in fish tanks: 12 - 14 cm (4.72 - 5.51 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 6.7 - 7.7
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 6 - 20°N (107.14 - 357.14ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 23 - 27 °C (73.4 - 80.6°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: Africa
Temperament to its own species: aggressive/territorial
Temperament toward other fish species: aggressive/territorial
Usual place in the tank: Middle levels
Diet: Congo puffer is a carnivore, but it will not eat aquarium snails.
Breeding: There are no reports of breeding in tanks.
Sexing: There are no visual differences between males and females.
Special information: This puffer will bury into the substrate and the best is to have a sand bottom.
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