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Scientific Name : Balistoides conspicillum

Common Names : Baliste Clown

Care Level : Easy to moderate

Size : Up to 19 inches (50 cm)

Life span : 8 years, likely much longer

pH : 8.1 - 8.4

Temperature : 76°F - 82°F (24°C - 28°C)

Temperament / Behavior : This is one of the more aggressive of the triggerfish species. The Clown Triggerfish will rearrange aquarium decorations, live rock and knock over prized corals. Keep this in mind when setting up any rock formations in the tank to prevent rock from crashing down into the tank bottom. They are not reef safe since they are known to knock over corals and sample invertebrates like snails and hermit crabs. As they mature they often get more aggressive too.

Aquarium Size : 120 gallon minimum - 120 gallon and bigger for larger adult clown triggers.

Clown Triggerfish

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