Fresh Water

African Yellowtail Puffer

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Species Name

  • African Yellowtail Puffer

Latin Name

  • Tetraodon lineatus

Family

  • Tetraodontidae

Origin

  • Africa

Care

  • easy

Environment

  • some cover

Water pH Levels

  • 7.0-8.0

Temperature

  • 72-80F

Minimum Tank Size

  • 55 gal

Maximum Size in Aquarium

  • 14"

Species Origin

  • wild

Compatibility

  • alone

Diet

  • Carnivore

Reproduction Type

  • egg layer

Reproduction Difficulty

  • difficult

Size-Small

  • 1-2"

Size-Medium

  • 2-3"

Size-Large

  • 3-4"

Size-Extra Large

  • 4+"