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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
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...
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...
- Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:06 pm
- Forum: Hospital
- Topic: Lost My First Puffer, Diagnostic Help
- Replies: 2
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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...
- Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:07 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: I neeed help deciding which puffer is for me.
- Replies: 7
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Habit sorry.Pufferpunk wrote:There is no more Learn Tab.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
- Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:05 pm
- Forum: Freshwater Puffers
- Topic: Congo Puffer not eating
- Replies: 3
- Views: 605
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?