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Pea Puffer (Carinotetraodon travancoricus)

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Pea Puffers, delightful and interactive additions to your aquarium, available at Aquarium Roots. These tiny freshwater pufferfish, scientifically known as Carinotetraodon travancoricus, are full of personality and character, making them a favorite among hobbyists.

Pea Puffers are a joy to watch as they navigate their environment with curiosity and intelligence. Despite their small size, they are known for their engaging behavior and unique personalities. These puffers are relatively low-maintenance and can thrive in a well-established aquarium with proper care.

Explore our care chart below for more information on how to provide the best environment for your Pea Puffers:

Care Chart:

  • Species: Pea Puffer (Carinotetraodon travancoricus)
  • Origin: India
  • Size: Up to 1 inch
  • Lifespan: 3-5 years
  • Water Temperature: 75-82°F
  • pH: 7.0-8.0
  • Water Hardness: Moderately hard to hard
  • Tank Size: Minimum 5 gallons
  • Diet: Carnivorous - feed live or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and snails
  • Compatibility: Semi-aggressive, may nip fins of tankmates, best kept in species-only tanks or with similarly sized and temperamented fish