Red Eye Puffer (Carinotetraodon irrubesco)

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Remarks: Red Eye Puffers (Carinotetraodon irrubesco) are sometimes called Red Tail Puffers, Sumatran Red Eye Puffers, and several other combinations of descriptive features. They live in submerged plantbeds with plenty of cover and a slow current. They require a good amount of plants or other decorations to break up sightlines, as they will aggressively chase each other. They are best maintained as a group with a schooling fish that are too fast to be caught, such as Glowlight Danios. 

Scientific Name: Carinotetraodon irrubesco

Common Name: Red Eye Puffer

Max Size: 2.5"

pH: 6.5-8.5

Hardness: Moderate

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Aggressive

Region of Origin: Indonesia

Captive Bred or Wild: Wild

Diet: Primarily proteins in the form of frozen or live foods. 

Compatibility: Species tank or small, peaceful fish without long fins

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