Canthigaster rostratais commonly referred to as Caribbean sharpnose-puffer. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 700 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Canthigaster rostrata are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Canthigaster rostrata, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Canthigaster rostrata, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Inhabits reefs and marginal habitats such as seagrass beds. Diet consists of seagrass, sponges, crabs and other crustaceans, mollusks, polychaete worms, sea urchins, starfishes, hydroids and algae.