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Red Tail Triggerfish

Greek Name: (Xanthichthys ringens)

$199.99

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The Red Tail Triggerfish, also called Sargassum Triggerfish, also known as Sargassum Triggerfish, originates from the Caribbean Ocean and is mostly purple in hue. The sides are outlined with uniformly spaced spots which appear darker in comparison to the body. It is marked in darker lines that extend to the tail and shift from their dark hue to the red color.

A larger aquarium of 125-gallon size that includes caves and rocks is an ideal habitat. It will reorganize the landscape and rocks when it moves through the caves. It sings with the “grunting” sounds. It is a very friendly fish. Red Tail Triggerfish are very welcoming and can be a wonderful pet and an ideal conversation starter.

It needs a balanced diet that is rich in vitamin-rich herbivores including marine algae, meaty meals like small invertebrates and shrimps and squid, as well as clams.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1-1/2″ to 2-1/2″; Medium: 2-1/2″ to 3-1/2″; Medium/Large: 3-1/2″ to 4-1/2″; Large 4-1/2″ – 6″

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Semi-aggressive

Color Form

N/A

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

10"

Origin

N/A

Family

N/A

Minimum Tank

125 gallons

Description

General information on Red Tail Triggerfish

Red Tail Triggerfish comes from the Caribbean Ocean and is mostly purple in color. The sides are marked by well-spaced spots which are darker than other body parts. The fish is also highlighted with darker lines that progress towards the tail and then change from a dark to a red color. An extensive aquarium that includes caves and rocks is excellent habitat. It can alter the layout and rocks while it moves between the caves. It sings with grunting sounds.

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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