Aracana auritais commonly referred to as Painted Boxfish, Shaws Cowfish, Southern Cowfish, Striped Cowfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 1200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Aracana aurita 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 Aracana aurita in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Aracana aurita. 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
Aracana aurita (Shaw, 1798)
Occurs on the continental shelf. Known in rocky reefs, usually fairly deep, including estuaries
10-200 Meter Deep