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Bursa Triggerfish

The Bursa Triggerfish is also known as the Black Patch Triggerfish or Blackbelly Triggerfish. Sufflamen bursa may also be referred to as the Bursa Triggerfish. Rhinecanthus verrucosus has a face that is half white and half yellow; it also has a pencil-thin moustache and a colorful mask across the eyes. Another distinguishing feature is a large black circlular area on the abdomen.

 

It needs a 125 gallon or larger aquarium with rocks and caves. It will rearrange the landscaping and rocks. It vocalizes with a "grunting" sound.

 

The Bursa Triggerfish needs a varied diet of meaty foods including; squid, krill, clams, small fish and hard shelled shrimp to help wear down their ever growing teeth.

 

Approximate Purchase Size: Small: 1" to 2"; Medium: 2" to 3"; Large 3" to 4"

  • Quick Stats

    Care Level:  Easy

    Temperament:  Aggressive

    Color Form:  Orange, Tan, White, Yellow

    Diet:  Carnivore

    Reef Compatible:  No

    Water Conditions:  72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025

    Max. Size:  9"

    Origin:  Indonesia

    Family:  Balistidae

    Minimum Tank Size:  125 gallons

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