Canthidermis sufflamenis commonly referred to as dark-colored triggerfishes. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Canthidermis sufflamen 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 Canthidermis sufflamen in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthidermis sufflamen. 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
Canthidermis sufflamen (Mitchill, 1815)
Canthidermis is a genus of triggerfishes commonly known as ocean triggerfishes. Common near drop-offs of seaward reefs. Occasionally in shallow water.
Solitary or in small groups in open water. Often associated with Sargassum. Feeds mainly on large zooplankton.