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Xenopterus naritus (bronze puffer) Richardson, 1848

*aka:  green puffer, [invalid synonyms: tetraodon naritus, chonerhinos naritus]
 
 
Xenopterus naritus, the bronze puffer

 
Origin  China, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand
pH Range  7.0
Temp.   82F (27C)
Hardness  10 - 12dH
Salinity  freshwater
Length  to 11 inches (28.5 cm) 
Diet  Live,  frozen 


The bronze puffer is a rare puffer to find in your LFS.  It has a coloration range from green (as seen above) to yellow and rust.  This is a very aggressive riverine puffer, and is best kept by itself.  Bronze owners should feed this puffer the normal fare.

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