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by IIIpuff
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Two Amazon Puffers help
Replies: 8
Views: 355

Re: Two Amazon Puffers help

Hi Pufferpunk, wanted to update you on the situation. The two puffers have considerably less ich than last week. We've done water changes and kept the temperature high and kept with the salt. Unfortunately one of the puffers doesn't seem to be doing well, swimming very weak, skinny stomach, and not ...
by IIIpuff
Mon May 28, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Two Amazon Puffers help
Replies: 8
Views: 355

Re: Two Amazon Puffers help

Also sorry- would feeding them crushed Malaysian trumpet snails help with their teeth?
by IIIpuff
Mon May 28, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Two Amazon Puffers help
Replies: 8
Views: 355

Re: Two Amazon Puffers help

I did as instructed and told my coworkers to do water changes before I go back to work on Saturday and keep an eye that they are swimming and eating (currently they only eat bloodworms but are eyeing up the snails and mysis I put in). I will let you know their status on Saturday, hopefully the heat ...
by IIIpuff
Mon May 28, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Two Amazon Puffers help
Replies: 8
Views: 355

Re: Two Amazon Puffers help

Thank you for the response Pufferpunk, I did a 70% water change to lower anymore nitrates and rid of the medications (super ich cure and kanaplex) as well as a gravel vacuum. I've raised the temperature to above 80F and am now looking into putting salt. The store has API aquarium salt, Im looking fo...
by IIIpuff
Mon May 28, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: south american puffers in a community tank
Replies: 28
Views: 16963

Re: south american puffers in a community tank

Hey pet store employee, thanks for this forum I needed help with SAPs- we have two in store.
A customer was inquiring about getting one for his cycled dwarf puffer species only 20+ g tank (and one pleco), any concerns about this? What about keeping them alone vs in a group or just two? Thanks!
by IIIpuff
Mon May 28, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Two Amazon Puffers help
Replies: 8
Views: 355

Two Amazon Puffers help

Hi everyone, long time puffer fan, first time poster. I work at a pet store and we got in 5 freshwater Amazon puffers on Friday May 25th, unfortunately only two are left, the rest passed from stress and illness. The two remaining are actively swimming and eating but they have fungus covering them an...