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by pufferjw
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Anyone know of a place or person online that has any bigger fahaka puffers for sale?
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Anyone know of a place or person online that has any bigger fahaka puffers for sale?

I know that exoticfishshop had a 10 inch one in the past so they could be worth checking out
by pufferjw
Fri May 17, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Filtration for pufffers?
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: Filtration for pufffers?

I would DEFINITELY recommend the Marineland Polishing Internal Filter. I have one in my 55g, and it's been running perfectly for about 4 years now. I just have to clean it and replace the media about twice a year. Best internal filter I've ever owned. https://www.petsmart.com/fish/filters-and-pumps/...
by pufferjw
Fri May 10, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: mini puffer living in low ph 5.5 water, will this kill mini puffer?
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Re: mini puffer living in low ph 5.5 water, will this kill mini puffer?

That's great, and yeah is it a coral skeleton or like a living coral? Hopefully not the latter lmao
by pufferjw
Tue May 07, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: mini puffer living in low ph 5.5 water, will this kill mini puffer?
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Re: mini puffer living in low ph 5.5 water, will this kill mini puffer?

To raise the pH you need to either raise the KH or reduce CO2. To raise the KH you should add aragonite or crushed coral, and to reduce CO2 you can either add oxygen artificially or put in a lot of plants. Do this slowly though, I don't know the exact rate but it should be easy to find on Google.
by pufferjw
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Keeping GSP's entertained safely
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: Keeping GSP's entertained safely

Mesh should work well as a cover. Fish can't really use toys, if you want them to have stimulus I would recommend adding a lot of really small invertebrates like shrimp or crabs that can hide easily so the puffers can stalk them without eating a ton at once.
by pufferjw
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Puffers on the move!
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: Puffers on the move!

I have carpet plants with my DP and redeye and they have no issue at all finding food. Puffers have incredible vision and are able to distinguish prey much better than other fish. Also, if some pellets do happen to go unnoticed then the snails will take care of them. Just be sure to use snail specie...
by pufferjw
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

I can't figure out how to make it bigger and still fit, no clue why the other one worked
by pufferjw
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

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by pufferjw
Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

Ok my bad, I'll add another haha
by pufferjw
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Humpback puffer white patch?
Replies: 2
Views: 194

Re: Humpback puffer white patch?

Looks like an Icthyobodo Necator infection

https://www.aboutfishonline.com/articles/costia.html
by pufferjw
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

Pufferpunk wrote:
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:57 pm
LOL, try again.
Did it not work?
by pufferjw
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

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by pufferjw
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Re: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

Pufferpunk wrote:
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:55 pm
Congrats! Pics soon, I hope. :)
Yeah I'll post a video tomorrow once she adjusts and gains some color.
by pufferjw
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Finally Found a Striped Red Eye
Replies: 9
Views: 366

Finally Found a Striped Red Eye

Hey all, just wanted to share that after searching forever I finally was able to get a C. Salivator. It's a female so not as cool looking as the males, but still awesome. I have her by herself in a 29 tall, and I may add some fast fish like cardinal or rummy nose tetras.
by pufferjw
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Water Hardness - Lurkers
Replies: 5
Views: 240

Re: Water Hardness - Lurkers

160ppm is only around 10 dGH, that's honestly pretty moderate. By extremely hard I'm referring to water over 400ppm/24 dGH