General information regarding Bennetts Sharpnose Puffer
The Bennett’s Sharpnose Puffer is an active fish that is embellished with a riot of vibrant spots and bars. Bright turquoise and orange spots and bars make the illusion of streamers and confetti were scattered across the fish. Below this vibrant design is an entwined body shade divided by a dark, stormy gray dorsal part and the ventral part is a pearly white half. Overall, the effect is vibrant and lively, which is perfect for the curious and charming Bennett’s Sharpnose Puffer. This Bennett’s Sharpnose Puffer belongs to the genus Canthigaster. In the wild, the Bennett’s Sharpnose puffer is found in open sand slopes as well as rubble zones that are found in reef flats as well as sheltered lagoons. This information provides a new perspective into the often dazzling coloration and patterns of Bennett’s Sharpnose Puffer. The mysterious marks (spots or bars) and countershading (dark dorsal area paired with a lighter ventral region) cover it from possible prey because they alter their body’s shape. The ideal configuration to accommodate this Bennett’s Sharpnose Puffer is a medium size tank or larger fish-only aquariums that have living rock or rubble that have easy access to wide areas. The Bennett’s Sharpnose Puffer might try to eat small invertebrates that can fit inside its mouth. It uses its beak-like teeth to crush open prey.