Care Level: Easy
Reef Compatible: No
Max. Size: 12 inches
Minimum Tank Size: 125 gallons
Approximate Purchase Size: 2 to 4 inches
Also known as the Redtooth Trigger.
Trigger is normally a focal point of any aquarium. They each have personalities
and can become very pet-like, especially when they figure out you’re the source
of their food.
The colors of
the Niger Trigger can vary greatly from fish to fish and are also influenced by
tank lighting. Most are dark blue to purple to teal, they also acquire bright
red “teeth” as they reach adulthood.
successful with a Niger Triggerfish it is suggested that you have at least a
well-established 125 gallon tank with plenty of live rock and caves. It will
need a varied diet of meaty foods and also hard shelled crabs or shrimp to help
wear down it’s ever growing teeth.
Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided.