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Undulate Triggerfish

Greek Name: (Balistapus undulatus)

$29.99

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The Undulate Triggerfish, also known as the Orangelined Triggerfish or Orangetailed Triggerfish is attractive with a blue-green body, with vertical stripes of yellow-orange.

A larger or 180-gallon aquarium with large pieces of rocks to create caves is the best choice. It can rearrange your landscape and rocks. It sings with a “grunting” sound. It is a tough fish but can be quite aggressive with tank mates.

The Undulate Triggerfish requires a diverse diet of meaty meals, such as the squid, krill, clams small fish, and shrimp that have hard shells to reduce the wear on their teeth that are constantly growing.

Approximate Size of Purchase: Small: 1″ to 2″; Medium: 2″ to 4″; Large: 4″ to 5″

 

Category:

Care Level

Easy

Temperament

Aggressive

Color Form

Black, Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow

Diet

Carnivore

Reef Compatible

No

Water Conditions

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

Max Size

1'

Origin

Africa, Fiji, Indonesia

Family

Balistidae

Minimum Tank

180 gallons

Description

Undulate Triggerfish Info

The Undulate Triggerfish or the Orange-lined Triggerfish is a beautiful fish with a distinctive blue-green body and horizontal stripes of orange-yellow. It is known as the Undulate Triggerfish is an extremely agresive species, even when in comparison to other species that are aggressive such as Triggerfish or groupers Lionfish and even sharks. In general, it is recommended to keep the species in a single tank in your home aquarium However, it is possible to keep it with other species that are aggressive in the larger aquarium.

The Undulate Triggerfish is a tame fish and easily taught to receive a hand-feeding to its owner. It is an extremely curious species that requires a tank with plenty of aquarium space to explore. It is Undulate Triggerfish is a very robust species that can be kept by hobbyists who are just beginning in the event that they have an extensive aquarium (min 55-70 Gallons). It is extremely aggressive towards other fish.

This Undulate Triggerfish is primarily green in color and has a unique patterns of yellow stripes across its body, with orange-yellow fins. Additionally, it has a distinctive body shape, which is characteristic of Triggerfish in general, sporting an oval body, large set eyes, tiny pectoral fins as well as large, powerful dorsal fins. Dorsal fins serve as the primary method of locomotion and are swung across the water in unison and propelling the fish across the water.

 

Undulate Triggerfish Diet

The Undulate Triggerfish requires a variety of meaty meals, such as squid, krill and small fish, clams, and shrimp that have hard shells. Shelled shrimp aid in reducing the teeth that are growing. You can also feed the Undulate Trigger since they quickly discover where their food source is and eagerly anticipate each meal.

 

 

Additional information

Size

Large, Medium, Small

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