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Triggerfish Compatibility

Bonus content from the October 2009 FAMA magazine article Easy on the Trigger.

By Bob Goemans

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Triggerfish Compatibility Chart

Species Other Fishes Corals Snails/Crabs/Urchins/Shrimp
Melichthys vidua
Pinktail Triggerfish
YES YES May eat shrimp
Odonus niger
Niger Triggerfish
Fishes of equal size or larger YES NO
Pseudobalistes fuscus
Bluelined Triggerfish
Large Tank,
aggressive large tankmates
NO NO
Rhinecanthus aculeatus
Picasso Triggerfish
Fishes of equal size or larger NO NO
Xanthichthys ringens
Sargassum Triggerfish
YES YES YES
Melichthys niger
Black Triggerfish
YES YES YES
Xanthichthys auromarginatus
Bluechin Triggerfish
YES YES YES
Balistoides conspicillum
Clown Triggerfish
Large Tank,
aggressive large tankmates
Dubious NO
Balistes vetula
Queen Triggerfish
NO NO NO
Balistapus undulates
Orangelined Triggerfish
NO NO NO
Xanthichthys mento
Crosshatch Triggerfish
YES YES YES
Rhinecanthus assasi
Arabian Picasso Triggerfish
Fishes of equal size or larger NO NO
Rhinecanthus rectangulus
Rectangular Triggerfish
Fishes of equal size or larger NO NO
Rhinecanthus verrucosus
Blackbelly Triggerfish
Fishes of equal size or larger NO NO

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