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by bertie 83
Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:57 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: introduction

Welcome
by bertie 83
Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: Introduction

Welcome to the forum
by bertie 83
Fri Dec 30, 2016 8:55 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: NOOB from Florida
Replies: 4
Views: 308

Re: NOOB from Florida

Welcome to the forum
by bertie 83
Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: puffer community
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: puffer community

Yes sorry my post was unclear, I referred to the same puffer by 2 different names. I would not mix the amazons with a mbu, that is a recipe for disaster. The mbu could easily eat a skittish Amazon, or the amazons could nip at the slower more clumsy mbu
by bertie 83
Fri Dec 23, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: puffer community
Replies: 4
Views: 656

Re: puffer community

Welcome to the forum. Amazon puffers are amazing fish to keep but are not suited to community life. They will take the easy option of soft foods over the masses of crunchy food they need to keep their teeth short. This leads to you performing regular dentistry on them. That would make a great sap ta...
by bertie 83
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puffer Food
Replies: 4
Views: 636

Re: Puffer Food

Shouldn't do. Just be sure they are free of parasites etc
by bertie 83
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Feeding routine
Replies: 10
Views: 1174

Re: Feeding routine

While on this topic, I have heard that for F8s, krill with the shell on is enough to wear down their beaks, has anyone else found that to be true? I still feed mine snails, but keeping the snails going is proving to be tough at times... Not true, not close to being hard enough to wear a puffers tee...
by bertie 83
Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Lost My First Puffer, Diagnostic Help
Replies: 2
Views: 564

Re: Lost My First Puffer, Diagnostic Help

Sorry for your loss, welcome to the forum. A week and a half is not long enough to get a tank set up, how did you cycle this tank? Puffers are sensitive creatures that need a well set up tank to thrive. Personally I think a 29 gallon tank is far too small for an active species like this but I feel y...
by bertie 83
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: SAP teeth in the wild?
Replies: 11
Views: 1084

Re: SAP teeth in the wild?

+1. Even with a mass crunch diet you need to get in and play dentist sometimes. It's insane how fast their knashers sprout
by bertie 83
Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Feeding routine
Replies: 10
Views: 1174

Re: Feeding routine

If they are staying plump every other day is fine. You can give treats occasionally on non feed days but see how you go
by bertie 83
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Puffer Food
Replies: 4
Views: 636

Re: Puffer Food

Had to google what a yabby is lol. They should be fine if quarantined
by bertie 83
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hi there!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 675

Re: Hi there!!!

Fire away with questions on this forum, many of us try to get on daily and are from different parts of the world so you should get a relatively quick answer.
by bertie 83
Wed Dec 14, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hi there!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 675

Re: Hi there!!!

It's preferable to keep questions on the forum. Hope you don't mind I deleted your email from your post for your own privacy as anyone in the world can see this post if they wanted
by bertie 83
Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I neeed help deciding which puffer is for me.
Replies: 7
Views: 750

Re: I neeed help deciding which puffer is for me.

Pufferpunk wrote:
bertie 83 wrote:Welcome to the forum, check out some of the puffers under the learn tab above. See what sort takes your fancy. You have many choices
There is no more Learn Tab. :(
Habit sorry.
by bertie 83
Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Congo Puffer not eating
Replies: 3
Views: 506

Re: Congo Puffer not eating

You housed him with a fahaka??? He is likely highly stressed from that situation. What size tank? Did you quarantine the guppies? How are you showing no nitrate? What test kits are you using?