General information on the Stars and Stripes Puffer
The Stars & Stripes Puffer is an exquisite puffer that needs only a little imagination to understand the reason it earned its name. The upper part of the Stars and Stripes Puffer is covered in white spots that appear at a distance to be stars on the body’s greenish tan coloration. The lower portion of the body features horizontal stripes that make up the star and stripes look. As is typical in Arothron puffers is that the bottom on the pectoral fins appears darker in hue. The Stars & Stripes Puffer is sure to make an endearing addition for puffer enthusiasts or anyone wanting personality in their larger, fish-only, or fish-only-with-live-rock marine aquarium. The members of the Genus Arothron which includes The Stars & Stripes Puffer exemplify the traditional puffer design. Although they lack pelvic fins and an elongated body puffers can be extremely maneuverable and are tough and powerful predators. Similar to numerous Fat Puffers, the Stars and Stripes Puffer shows an exceptional amount of intelligence and personality . It also seems to be able to identify their owners. When in the wild, the Stars and Stripes Puffer is found in a variety of habitats, including mangrove swamps and seagrass beds as well as reef flats. The ideal setting is an established large aquarium that has adequate filtering and a protein skimmer. Aquascape with live rock and other substances to create an ecosystem with nooks and crevices, caves, and overhangs while providing easy access to vast open spaces. A home with fish that are similar in dimensions and temperament, and be mindful that Stars & Stripes Puffer will consume invertebrates within the aquarium with its beak-like teeth that are fused to break open the prey.