Picasso Triggerfish (Humu-Humu, Lagoon Triggerfish)

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The Picasso triggerfish is an incredible saltwater fish with beautiful colours across its body. They can grow up to 30 cm and are often aggressive to other tank mates. If you would like to keep this fish, we would recommend to get a large tank, preferably a FOWLR tank.

LATIN NAMESIZE
Rhinecanthus aculeatusMax. 30 cm
REGIONWATER CONDITIONS
Indo-pacific ocean / the red seaTemperature: 23 – 28 °C
pH: 7,9 – 8,4
Salinity: 1.022 – 1.024
NOTEFUN FACT
Generally not reef safe and best kept in Fish-Only-With-Live-Rock aquariumsExtremely intelligent puppy-like fish. It is the official state fish of Hawaii, named by locals as the humuhumunukunukuāpuaʻa.
Picasso fish

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