The Clown Trigger has a dramatic colouration, making this species a most sought after addition to the home aquarium. The Clown Trigger is found along the inner and outer portions of a reef in the wild, wherever shellfish and other invertebrates are found.
The Clown Trigger are among the most colourful but also one of the most aggressive commonly kept inhabitants of an aquarium. Care should be taken in selecting its tank mates, choosing other aggressive, large fish. The tank decor should also be chosen based on the propensity of the Clown Trigger to rearrange it.
The Clown Triggerfish needs a varied diet of meaty foods including; squid, krill, clams, small fish and hard shelled shrimp to help wear down their ever growing teeth.