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Yellow Boxfish - Large - Ostracion cubicus

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£40.00
Product description

Please note - All our marine livestock can only be kept in saltwater aquariums, not freshwater aquariums.

Scientific Name: 
Ostracion cubicus

Please note – The image used above is for illustration purposes only; Size, colour and sex may vary. Many of our livestock species are sold as juveniles and have not yet reached their full size and colour potential. If you have any concerns about the size or colour of the livestock you wish to order, please contact our livestock team via our support centre before placing your order. Due to the large quantities of livestock orders daily, the livestock team will are unable to select fish / shrimp to meet specific gender or aesthetic needs.

How easy are they to care for?
Experienced - If stressed the boxfish will release a poison from its mucus glands which will kill other tank inhabitants.

How large can they grow?
18”

Where in the world are they from?
Indo – pacific

What is the ideal number to keep together?
Only 1 per tank.

What water conditions do they require?
SG: 1.020-1.025, pH: 8.1-8.4
23-27 deg C (73-81 deg F)

What should you feed them?
A good mix of mysis, brine, copepods, krill and fish/lobster eggs. Marine algae should also be offered.

How compatible are they with other fish?
Must be kept with peaceful species only that will not stress the boxfish.

Can they be bred in captivity?
No

Are they reef safe?
With caution

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Model: FISH-M-YELLOW-BOXFISH-LARGE
Product delivery
Tropical and Marine Fish Delivery

We deliver all livestock Wednesday – Friday ONLY as per costs below.
When your order has been placed a member of our team will email to arrange a suitable delivery date.

Please note all fish delivery prices are excluding dry goods.

 

Shipping

APC Security Next Day (orders up to £99.99) 

£16.95

APC Security Next Day (orders over £100.00) 

FREE

BEFORE 9am -  APC Security Next Day (orders up to £99.99)  

£24.99

BEFORE 9am -  APC Security Next Day (orders over £100.00)  

£9.99

 

Please note we cannot deliver livestock internationally; to Dublin and Eire, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isle of Wight, Channel Islands; or to the following postcodes: PO30, ZE1-3, AB37-38, BT, HS, IV, KW, PH19+, JE, GY, AB30+, DD8+, FK17+, KA27-28, PA20+, PH16, PH30+, DG and TD 

All delivery prices are shown inclusive of VAT.

Unfortunately we cannot offer international deliveries on livestock. 

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