Fish Guide

Gold Heart Triggerfish   (Balistes punctatus)
Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Natural Range: Eastern Atlantic Ocean
Depth: 0 to 656 ft.   Size: 23 in.   Jumps: No   Space: 150+ gal.
Reef Safe: No   Care Level: Moderate   Temperament: Aggressive
Diet: Crabs, crustaceans, mollusks
Natural History: The Gold Heart Triggerfish is found on sand and rock bottom reefs.
Husbandry: The Gold Heart Triggerfish should not be housed with other triggerfish. It will be less aggressive toward unrelated species but should be housed in an aggressive community tank.


AKA: Bluespotted Triggerfish

In Stock: 08/09/14, No
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