Inimicus didactylusis commonly referred to as Bearded Ghoul, Longsnout Stingerfish,Devil Stinger Fish, Indian Walkman, Longsnout Stinger, Spiny Devilfish, Devil Stinger. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Highly toxic.
Inimicus didactylus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Inimicus didactylus, 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
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Found on open sandy or silty substrates of lagoon and seaward reefs. Often buries itself and easily overlooked. Uses pectoral fins to startle predators and shows color during courtship. Feeds on small fishes and crustaceans. DANGER: The venom of this fish can be deadly to man.