Siganus luridusis commonly referred to as Dusky spinefoot. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 3000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Siganus luridus has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Siganus luridus in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Siganus luridus. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org
This rabbit fish has been set for identification and was finally identified on basis of his origin from the Red Sea as Siganus luridus.
Siganus luridus is to find mostly in small schools in very shallow water near the floor rather than stony ground. Like all rabbit fishes, also Siganus luridus has a spines in his dorsal fin which he can use as defend against a potential enemie. Because of the Suez Canal, the rabbit fish is found already in the Mediterranean.