Blue Spotted Boxfish


Boxfish and Cowfish are thought by some hobbyists to be too difficult to keep. While theses fishes do require careful attention in their dietary and habitat needs, they can and do make personable and fascinating aquarium specimens.

  • Scientific Name: Ostracion meleagris
  • Max Size: 10 inches
  • Required Tank Size: 180+ gallons
  • Diet: When first introduced, feed a diet of live brine shrimp or blood worms. After acclimatization, chopped squid, clams, mussels, and herbivore preparations.
  • Shipping Size: 3 to 4 Inches