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1cm - 3cm

Care Level




Water Conditions

The Mini Pea Puffer, scientifically known as Carinotetraodon travancoricus, is a captivating and popular species of freshwater pufferfish. Despite its small size, the Mini Pea Puffer is packed with personality and charm, making it a unique and fascinating addition to aquariums. Let's explore a detailed description of this remarkable fish, including essential information on its appearance, water conditions, tank mates, feeding habits, and care.


  • Cute and Compact: The Mini Pea Puffer has a compact and rounded body shape, making it irresistibly adorable.
  • Striking Coloration: They feature a beautiful combination of green, yellow, and brown coloration, often displaying unique patterns and markings.
  • Size: As its name suggests, the Mini Pea Puffer is tiny, growing to a size of only around 1 inch (2.5 cm).

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain a tropical water temperature range of 75°F to 82°F (24°C to 28°C) for the well-being of the Mini Pea Puffer.
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH level between 6.5 and 7.5 to replicate their natural habitat.
  • Water Hardness: Provide a moderate water hardness level between 5 and 15 dGH.
  • Filtration: Efficient filtration and regular water changes are necessary to maintain excellent water quality.

Tank Mates:

  • Solitary Nature: The Mini Pea Puffer is best kept alone or in a species-specific tank.
  • Avoid Fin-Nipping Fish: Avoid housing them with fin-nipping or aggressive fish, as the Mini Pea Puffer can be susceptible to fin damage.

Feeding Habit:

  • Carnivorous Diet: The Mini Pea Puffer is a carnivore and requires a diet rich in protein.
  • Live and Frozen Foods: Offer a variety of live or frozen foods such as small snails, daphnia, bloodworms, brine shrimp, and chopped earthworms.
  • Feeding Challenges: Mini Pea Puffers have small mouths, so their food should be appropriately sized or broken into smaller pieces.


  • Tank Size: Provide a suitable aquarium of at least 5 gallons (19 liters) to accommodate a single Mini Pea Puffer.
  • Decor and Plants: Use plants, rocks, and driftwood to create hiding spots and provide a stimulating environment.
  • Water Quality: Regularly monitor water parameters and perform routine water changes to maintain excellent water quality.
  • Lighting: Provide moderate lighting levels to replicate their natural habitat.

Mini Pea Puffer

SGD 1.75

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