Pea Puffer - Carinotetraodon travancoricus

Pea Puffer - Carinotetraodon travancoricus

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Pea Puffer: Tiny and Adorable Freshwater Delight

Introducing the Pea Puffer, a miniature marvel that packs a punch of personality into your freshwater aquarium. With its charming demeanor and striking coloration, this tiny pufferfish species is sure to capture the hearts of aquarists everywhere.

Key Features:

1. Petite Size, Big Personality: Marvel at the Pea Puffer's small size and big personality. Despite their diminutive stature, these puffers are full of spunk and character, making them a delightful addition to any aquarium setup. 

2. Striking Coloration: Admire the striking coloration of the Pea Puffer. Sporting a vibrant combination of green, yellow, and brown hues, these fish boast a visually captivating appearance that adds a pop of color to your aquatic landscape.

3. Inquisitive Nature: Appreciate the inquisitive nature of the Pea Puffer. Known for their curious behavior, these fish love to explore their surroundings and interact with their tank mates, providing endless entertainment for observers.

4. Unique Feeding Habits: Discover the unique feeding habits of the Pea Puffer. As voracious carnivores, they have a hearty appetite for small invertebrates, snails, and other meaty treats, making them excellent pest controllers in planted aquariums.

Care Instructions:

  • Difficulty Level: Intermediate. While Pea Puffers are relatively hardy, they require specific care and attention to thrive. Due to their aggressive tendencies, they should be kept in a species only tank, or with fish able to withstand their aggression. 

  • Aquarium Size: Provide a well-filtered aquarium of at least 5 gallons for a small group of Pea Puffers. Ensure the tank has plenty of hiding spots and vegetation to mimic their natural habitat.

  • Feeding: Offer a varied diet consisting of live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and small snails. Avoid overfeeding to prevent digestive issues and maintain water quality.

  • Water Parameters: Maintain stable water conditions with a temperature range of 75-82°F (24-28°C), pH level of 7.0-7.5, and moderate water hardness. Regular water changes are essential to keep the aquarium environment pristine.

Maximum Size: The Pea Puffer typically reaches a maximum size of approximately 1 inch (2.5 cm).

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