Clown Triggerfish(Balistoides conspicillum)
Species InformationCare Level: EasyTemperament: AggressiveDiet: CarnivoreReef Compatible: NoMax. Size: 17 inchesMinimum Tank Size: 300 gallonsApproximate Purchase Size: 2 to 3 inches
Notes: Among the most colorful, the Clown Triggerfish is also one of the most aggressive commonly kept inhabitants of an aquarium. Care should be taken in selecting its tank mates, choosing other aggressive, large fish. The tank decor should also be chosen based on the propensity of the Clown Triggerfish to rearrange it.
The Clown 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.