Caracanthus maculatusis commonly referred to as Spotted Coral Croucher, Spotted croucher. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic.
Caracanthus maculatus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Caracanthus maculatus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!
Caracanthus maculatus (Gray, 1831)
The Spotted Coral Croucher Goby, also known as the Pacific Spotted Velvetfish or Gumdrop Coral Croucher Goby, is native to the reefs in the Indo-Pacific. It is often found in and about both hard and soft corals.
The diet of the Spotted Coral Croucher Goby should consist of a variety of brine shrimp, frozen mysid shrimp, table shrimp, and frozen food preparations for carnivores.