Platax batavianusis commonly referred to as Humpback batfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 2500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Platax batavianus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Platax batavianus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Platax batavianus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.