Clown Trigger
(balistoides conspicillum)

Trigger fish are oddly shaped yet often beautifully marked saltwater fish.  They are relatively easy to care for and are aggressive feeders.  Sometimes the Trigger fish can be trained to swim through hoops and exhibit intelligent behavior.  Clown Triggers can be territorial with a tendency to be aggressive toward other fish.

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Aquarium Type:

Salt Water

Feeding:

Daily, Prefer pelleted or frozen foods

Special Care:

Temperature should be in high 70's.  pH value of 8.2 to 8.4

Average Size:

6 - 12 in.