432) PSETTODIDAE, 434) BOTHIDAE, 435) PLEU-RONECTIDAE, 436) CYNOG LOSSIDAE, 437) SO-LEIDAE
Flatfishes. Benthic. need soft sand far burying. Some very large. Often euryhaiine. Tropical as well as coldwater species Generally peaceful with other fishes but will eat most benthic invertebrates. Fairly hardy. Foods: Chopped fish, shrimp, crab, squid
438) TRIACANTHODIDAE, 439) TRIACANTHIDAE
Sp<kefishes and tnplespines. Relatively peaceful. Feed on small benthic invertebrates. Seldom kept
Boxfishes. Very peaceful and shy. Stow moving; do not compete well with more active fishes. Some species will exude toxins when stressed, so acclimate with care. Fairly hardy but may be slow to begin feeding. Foods: brine shrimp, bloodworms, chopped clam
Three-toothed puffer. Habits and care as for Tetraodontidae
Tnggertishes and filefishes Triggers are aggressive, sometimes downright vicious. Files are a bit mwe peaceful but still may be nippy. Teeth and |aws powerful; large specimens may bite. Given to rearranging aquascape Large triggers may attack heaters, filters, etc. Incompatible with most other species, and usually aggressive with conspecifics. Will eat anything remotely edible and may sample things that are not'
Puffers Very hardy. May be nippy. May inflate when disturbed, ff inflated with air. deflation often troublesome. All foods taken.
Porcupinefishes. Habits and care as for Tetraodontidae.
Molas Huge, never kept Feed mostly on jellyfishes.
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