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Pinktail Triggerfish

Greek Name: (Melichthys vidua)

$89.99

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The Pinktail Triggerfish has a handsome green body with an emerald-green color and a vibrant pink tail. Yellow is the main color of the body. the pectoral fins and face with darker flecks of color on the scales.

A larger 180-gallon fish tank with caves and rocks creates a safe habitat. It is safe to be kept inside a tank for reefs but it can eat crustaceans or small fish.

It is believed that the Pinktail Triggerfish needs a varied diet consisting of meaty and fatty foods such as Krill, squid small fish, clams, and shrimp with hard shells to wear down their ever growing teeth.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1-1/2″ to 2-1/2″; Small/Medium: 2-1/2″ to 3″; Medium 3″ to 4″; Medium/Large: 4″ to 5″; Large 5″ to 7″; XLarge: 7″ or Larger

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Aggressive

Color Form

Green, Red, 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

1' 2"

Origin

Indonesia

Family

Balistidae

Minimum Tank

180 gallons

Description

General information regarding Pinktail Triggerfish

This Pinktail Triggerfish has a handsome green body with an emerald-green color and a vibrant pink tail. Yellow highlights the body around the pectoral fins as well as the face with darker flecks of color on the scales. An extensive aquarium that includes caves and rocks provides an ideal setting. If you are careful, it could be kept inside a tank for reefs, but will devour any crustacean or small fish.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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