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by akadios
Sun Feb 12, 2023 6:55 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Fahaka Puffer Rescue
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Fahaka Puffer Rescue

Got pauli moved into its cycled tank, he is loving the aquascape and loves to play in the bubbles from the sponge filter. So far he hasnt eaten any of the fish i had in the tank while it cycled but is otherwise eating. will only eat live though, still not taking anything that isnt moving lol. My LFS...
by akadios
Sun Jan 29, 2023 6:51 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Fahaka Puffer Rescue
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Fahaka Puffer Rescue

So they are now eating earth worms that has worked, i have tried some other things but so far interest has been low. I am perfectly happy at the moment that they are eating worms. Moving forward once in the bigger tank with a sand bottom i will toss some snails in and see. Color has come back a good...
by akadios
Tue Jan 24, 2023 10:15 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Fahaka Puffer Rescue
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Re: Fahaka Puffer Rescue

So the width of 18 on the 125 is enough for them to spin? Do you use rocks too or just a wood cave? My guess is it was an inexperienced person who saw it at a petco or something when it was a baby. The good news is he gave it up. If you meant the lfs owner it wasnt much of a choice the guy basically...
by akadios
Mon Jan 23, 2023 11:11 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Fahaka Puffer Rescue
Replies: 7
Views: 295

Fahaka Puffer Rescue

my daughter and I were in a new local fish store that just opened checking out stock and meeting owner when some one brought in a 7” fahaka puffer in a tide pod container and said he couldn't keep him because he was killing all his other fish…. He didnt seem much interested in hanging out just dropp...
by akadios
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

Is there a reason in your mind not to just slowly raise the salinity in this tank and add liverockwhen it hits 1.018?
by akadios
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

My plan is to keep this tank just for them and move them up. How fast do you think i can go up in salinity since I have live rock i can put in once it hits 1.020?
by akadios
Mon Jan 28, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

I do but i need to wait until my friend picks up his pictus my reef tank is established and i have extra live rock in the sump that i can move out but i cant put them in the reef lol they would goto town on my inhabitants lol.
by akadios
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

Once the pictus goes home i was going to switch the black coalslaq to crushed aragonite little by little
by akadios
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

Okay i didnt know if melafix was safe for them and wanted to check. My plan was to bring them up to full marine so sit in the 1.010 range for a month after going up .002 a week. Then start going up to full marine after that. I dont want to keep them as brackish, my understanding is full marine is fi...
by akadios
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

Now in new home:
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I added some dry rock to help bring ph up a bit since i posted
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by akadios
Mon Jan 28, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Trying to save two GSP

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Sad in store
by akadios
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Trying to save two GSP
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Trying to save two GSP

Hey all, I was walking thougha pet store the other day looking to see what fish they had. I had setup a new 75gal for my friends 4line pictus and its been alone in there for a couple months (my friend is taking the fish back after the move maybe another month). Anyways I saw two pitiful looking beat...
by akadios
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: New GSP Tank
Replies: 3
Views: 858

Re: New GSP Tank

Thanks, I am going to expand to a 75gallon, apparently unlike my freshwater tanks my wife calls boring she is in love with the salt water tank and wants a bigger one to.match my 75 gal planted tank.... I mean I suppose I need to keep her happy :) lol Since I'll be expanding in the spring what option...
by akadios
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: New GSP Tank
Replies: 3
Views: 858

New GSP Tank

Hello, I am setting up a 36g Bow Front for a GSP, I am currently acclimating the GSP to salt water slowly in a 10g tank while I build him his 36g Saltwater Home. Tank Setup: Finnex Marine+ Light Glass Hood Aquaclear 50 w/ 200ml purigen loaded Aqueon Pro 150w heater Aqueon 500gph Circulation Pump 60g...