Green puffer

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The Green puffer lives in the reef-associated, brackish, marine environment.

Green Puffer is a freshwater to light brackish species inhabiting rivers, lakes and flood plains. It is mostly carnivorous (mollusks, crustaceans, invertebrates) and also will eat vegetation. More

the Spotted Green Puffer is one of the most commonly available... and this fish is a most popular attraction! The Spotted Green Puffer is a very cute adorable little fish. It is very playful, active, and curious making it a joy to watch. More

Tetraodon Nigroviridis ( spotted green puffer ) Marion de Proce, 1822 - *aka: green spotted puffer, spotted puffer, common puffer. More

We have a green puffer and all of a sudden he has developed a purple color starting from his lower belly to a bit into the yellow spot area. He is active and is eating just fine. I am concerned! Does anyone have more specific information. More

Green Puffers are not a good fish for beginners. They need a good amount of room, I suggest a 200+ liter tank. Though these fish are aggressive, they can have tankmates. Usually larger, and I stress "LARGER", non-aggressive fish make great tank mates. More

A somewhat intolerant species, the green puffer is not a particularly good community fish. It will often harass and nip the fins of tankmates, particularly if they're slow-moving or long-finned. More

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Green PufferfishThe Green Spotted Puffer is so called because of its ability to inflate the body when disturbed or attacked. The Green Spotted Puffer is best kept in an aquarium with dense vegetation and an arrangement of rocks or roots to provide hiding places. More

Marked as spamReply A green puffer is a Ceylon puffer, these are green spotted puffers. More

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— Spotted green puffer fish seldom reproduce in captivity, but University of Florida experts have created the first commercial breeding method reported in the United States, a move that could benefit the tropical fish industry and genetics researchers. More

This GREEN PUFFER BALL is super cool and fun to play with. It has an inflated center made out of a soft but heavy duty rubber or latex type material with 1 inch spikes made out of the same material. More

Common names

Baiacu in Portuguese (Português)
Baiacu mirim in Portuguese (Português)
Baiacu-areia in Portuguese (Português)
Baiacu-pinima in Portuguese (Português)
Baiacu-pintado in Portuguese (Português)
caribbean puffer in English
Compère vert in French (français)
Corrotucho verde in Spanish (español)
Green puffer in English
Karibianpallokala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Tamboril in Spanish (español)
加勒比圆鲀 in Mandarin Chinese
加勒比圓魨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Tetraodontiformes
Family : Tetraodontidae
Genus : Sphoeroides
Species : Sphoeroides greeleyi
Authority : Gilbert, 1900