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"
Care Level: Easy
Color Form: Orange, Tan, White, Yellow
Reef Compatible: No
Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
Max. Size: 9"
Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons