Red Tail Triggerfish
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The Red Tail Triggerfish, also known as the Sargassum Triggerfish, comes from the Caribbean Ocean and is mostly purple in color. The sides are marked with evenly spaced spots that are darker than the rest of the body. The fish is also outlined in darker lines that progress into the tail and change from their dark color into a red coloration.
- Scientific Name: Xanthichthys ringens
- Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons
- Care Level: Easy
- Temperament: Aggressive
- Water Conditions: 72-78° F, dKH 8-12, pH 8.1-8.4, sg 1.020-1.025
- Max. Size: 10"
- Color Form: Purple, Red
- Diet: Carnivore
- Origin: East Americas
- Family: Balistidae