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Blue Throat Triggerfish

Greek Name: (Xanthichthys auromarginatus)

$399.99

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Blue Throat Triggerfish, also called Bluechin Triggerfish, or Gilded Triggerfish color is grayish-brown. with spots of light blue. The fins are bordered with yellow. Males of the species have a darker blue region on the cheeks, resulting in the nickname Bluechin as well as Blue Throat.

A 125 gallon or greater aquarium that has caves and rocks creates a pleasant habitat. This aquarium fish will rearrange the landscape and rocks. It is thought “talk,” which is actually an agroning sound.

The Blue Throat Triggerfish needs a varied diet of meaty and fatty foods like krill, squid, and small fish, clams, and shrimp that have hard shells to wear down the ever-growing teeth.

Approximate size of purchase: Female: Small 1″ – 1-3/4″; Small/Medium: 1-3/4″ to 2-1/4″; Medium 2-1/4″ to 3″ Large 3″ – 4″; Male: 4″ to 6″

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

Black, Blue, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

With Caution

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

9"

Origin

Indonesia

Family

Balistidae

Minimum Tank

125 gallons

Description

General information on the Blue Throat Triggerfish

The Blue Throat Triggerfish can be described as grayish-brown in color, coated with light blue spots. The fins are trimmed in yellow. The male is darker blue on the cheeks, resulting in the nickname Bluechin as well as Blue Throat. A large fish tank filled with caves and rocks provides an ideal habitat. It will rearrange the landscape and rocks. The Blue Throat is thought to talk, but it is actually grunting sounds.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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