Torquigener florealisis commonly referred to as Pufferfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.
This is a general hint!
Torquigener florealis 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 Torquigener florealis in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Torquigener florealis. 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
Torquigener florealis occurs over sand bottoms Western Central Pacific from Hawaii to Japan and the East China Sea usually in a depthrange of 90 - 128 meters, max. depth 238 meters.