Boxfish include cowfish and trunkfish, and are puffer-like fishes. All have squared, bone-enclosed bodies. Most boxfish are from the Pacific Ocean and some species are from the Caribbean, but are found over a large area. Given below are more fascinating facts about boxfish.


Boxfish Fast Facts


  • Various different species of boxfish are available. The most popular species is Long-horned cowfish. They are becoming increasingly popular, which proves that hobbyists are becoming more able to care for them properly.


  • Boxfish are omnivorous and eat different kinds of food. Their diet should always include vegetables. There is no available information about breeding captive boxfish.


  • Water requirements depend on the species of Boxfish, as each has different needs.

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