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|Black-Blotched Porcupine Fish|
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- Black-Blotched Porcupine Fish
Dark blotches bordered by white on a grey/brown body.White under body.Spines on the head and body.
45 to 65cm in the wild
Anything that lives in symbiosis, parasitic or opportunistically with it.
Nocturnal.Like other members of genus able to inflate it's body to deter predators.
Large tank would be required.Not normally kept in aquariums.
Type and amount of water flow suitable for it.
How much lighting is required for it.
Feeds on crustaceans and molluscs
How quickly it will grow under various conditions.
Things that adversely effect it, such as bacterial infections, parasites etc.
As with all puffers care must be taken as the spines can be sharp
Does it have any fish that it should not be housed with?
Does it have coral that it is not compatible with?
Is it compatible with other invertebrates such as molluscs, crustaceans and echinoderms?
How it reproduces, how suitable it is to breeding or captive propagation, techniques on how to etc.
Which oceans and reefs it is found.
Where it is found on the natural reefs, the reef zone.
Some additional notes on it that don't fit in the above sections.