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by Phreeflow
Thu Jan 26, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Tetraodon Schoutedeni!? NEED ID PLEASE
Replies: 12
Views: 937

Re: Tetraodon Schoutedeni!? NEED ID PLEASE

Wow that site is stupid. Lots of wrong information! This is a fluviatilis: http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y228/hadla/IMG_5553_zpsr3j7npsx.png :shock: yikes....it's so confusing!! If what you have in your pic is a fluviatilis, then that site I was looking at is way off. If I had to guess, I'd thin...
by Phreeflow
Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Tetraodon Schoutedeni!? NEED ID PLEASE
Replies: 12
Views: 937

Re: Tetraodon Schoutedeni!? NEED ID PLEASE

Appreciate the quick response. Thank you for identifying this one as a GSP. A GSP is a tetraodon nigroviridis right?...I always get these names mixed up. In fact, it's very confusing to ID these as my best guess would have been T. fluviatilis based on the body shape according to this site: http://pu...
by Phreeflow
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Tetraodon Schoutedeni!? NEED ID PLEASE
Replies: 12
Views: 937

Tetraodon Schoutedeni!? NEED ID PLEASE

I found a puffer that looks be a schoutedeni but wanted the confirmation of the experts. It is over 3 inches long and at first, I thought it had ich since I noticed little bumps on the body. Upon closer inspection, it seems that these bumps are evenly spaced across the back and sides of the puffer s...
by Phreeflow
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: These guys suck!
Replies: 1
Views: 609

These guys suck!

So my SAPS are hunting down a ton of snails as I find empty shells all over the place in the mornings. I throw in MTS, ramshorn, and bladder snails of all sizes to help keep their beaks filed down. However, none of the shells are broken except for 1 MTS shell. All the others are empty bladder snail ...
by Phreeflow
Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: south american puffers in a community tank
Replies: 27
Views: 16092

Re: south american puffers in a community tank

Yikes, that thing looks like a vampire!!
by Phreeflow
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: They're driving me nuts
Replies: 6
Views: 766

Re: They're driving me nuts

Mine took about 4 months to settle down properly,they are fine now execpt one which will occasionally get spooked and fly about the tank like A mad thing. But they will settle as long as the tank is big enough and the get enough stimulus Thanks for sharing your experience as that gives me some hope...
by Phreeflow
Tue Jan 17, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: They're driving me nuts
Replies: 6
Views: 766

Re: They're driving me nuts

Pufferpunk wrote:
Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:18 pm
Yep--totally normal for these fish. Not my favorite species.
Agree with you PP, I never met a puffer I didn't like but these may change my mind
by Phreeflow
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Fahaka puffer care
Replies: 2
Views: 483

Re: Fahaka puffer care

When mine got bigger, I used to feed mine cockle shells, market shrimp, apple snails, and crab legs...heck, now that I think about it, he ate better than I did. Well, except for the snails..yuck. Kept mine in eco complete substrate with lots of plants and had no issues
by Phreeflow
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: They're driving me nuts
Replies: 6
Views: 766

They're driving me nuts

I have a group of 5 South American Puffers and their neurotic behavior is driving me crazy!! I've had plenty of puffers: Mbu, GSP, fahaka, miurius, F8, lorteti, DP's, and avocado. Apart from the energetic avocado puffers, I've never seen a more restless and neurotic fish than these SAPs. Even the av...
by Phreeflow
Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Tetraodon schoutedeni "Spotted Congo Puffer"
Replies: 13
Views: 6576

Re: Tetraodon schoutedeni "Spotted Congo Puffer"

That's pretty neat! There's one on Aquabid now for $150. I
by Phreeflow
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Figure 8 growth rate?
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Figure 8 growth rate?

They don't get a whole lot bigger...maybe 3 inches max that I've seen but I have no idea how old those were.
by Phreeflow
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Tetraodon Colomessus (South American Puffer)
Replies: 5
Views: 1583

Re: WTB: Tetraodon Colomessus (South American Puffer)

I just got some as well and treated them for internal worms (just in case) and after a week, I'm starting to see ich as well. :shock: They eat well but are different than any other puffers I've had. Rather than hovering place to place, they zoom around the tank constantly like some avocado puffers I...
by Phreeflow
Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTB: Tetraodon Colomessus (South American Puffer)
Replies: 5
Views: 1583

WTB: Tetraodon Colomessus (South American Puffer)

Been looking for a group of South American Puffers, or Bumblebee Puffers. I used to see them every for like $8/each. Now that actually want some, I can't seem to find them anywhere except for auction sites at $15-$25 or more, that's when they're available. Looking to get a group of 10 or more. Pleas...
by Phreeflow
Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Golden Buddha Puffer???
Replies: 29
Views: 4054

Re: Golden Buddha Puffer???

Any updates, pics???