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
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