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Carinotetraodon travancoricus
Dwarf puffer fish
(Hora & Nair, 1941)

Carinotetraodon travancoricus - Dwarf puffer fish - Despite their small size, dwarf puffers still nip the fins of other fish
Despite their small size, dwarf puffers still nip the fins of other fish
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(Other members of the genus Carinotetraodon)

ADULT SIZE: 2 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 22-26 C

FOOD: Feed Carinotetraodon travancoricus small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from India

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AQUARIUM CARE: A very small freshwater puffer that does well in a smaller species aquarium with plants. They are delicate but also aggressive, fin-nipping tankmates. They enjoy most foods, but should be provided with small snails to feed on. Larger snails should be avoided, as they ay be killed and only partially eaten, fouling the tank.

BREEDING: Tank breeding is possible.

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