Canthigaster figueiredoiis commonly referred to as Southern Atlantic sharpnose-puffer. Difficulty in the aquarium: Only for advanced aquarists. A aquarium size of at least 600 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Canthigaster figueiredoi 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 Canthigaster figueiredoi in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Canthigaster figueiredoi. 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
Southern Atlantic sharpnose-puffer
Inhabits coral-rich as well as coral-poor areas, and areas with rocky bottoms. Often in pairs, hovering over the reef during the day.
Feeds on vegetation, sponges, crustaceans, and mollusks