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by Tankmates
Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please
Replies: 4
Views: 69

Re: My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please

Along with the suggestions above, if they are wild caught it may have parasites.
I agree with pufferpunk, you should look into a larger tank for the fish. The puffers get to be 4 inches in length and are very messy, which will be awful for your water quality.
by Tankmates
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Compatible? Syno. Petricolas/Spotted Congo Puffer
Replies: 5
Views: 71

Compatible? Syno. Petricolas/Spotted Congo Puffer

Hi all, I have had my spotted congo for a while now and he's been happily thriving. He was at full adult size when I got him so he is about 4inches roughly. I am wondering if synodontis petricolas are compatible with him? He is in a community tank but has never harmed another fish. Of course, I woul...
by Tankmates
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?
Replies: 9
Views: 376

Re: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?

Hello all! Jimmy Puff Puff has recovered, gained some weight and is thriving since my post. I am not sure what it was but I suspect it was fungal growth due to bad water conditions at the place he came from. I treated for parasites with general cure and noticed a week after treatment this white stuf...
by Tankmates
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?
Replies: 9
Views: 376

Re: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?

forgot to mention aquarium temp is steadily 79 year round.
by Tankmates
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?
Replies: 9
Views: 376

Re: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?

1)____________________ pH - 7.6 Ammonia - 0 Nitrite - 0 Nitrates - unknown Filter: AquaTop CF-500UV (rated at 525 GPH) 2)____________________ 55 gallon Freshwater: 11 Harlequin Rasbora (1 year + in tank) 5 Guppies (Some born in tank some almost 1 year in) 3 Peppered Corydora (1 yr + in tank) 1 Elect...
by Tankmates
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?
Replies: 9
Views: 376

Re: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?

It did not happen in my tank. He arrived this way.
by Tankmates
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?
Replies: 9
Views: 376

Spotted Congo Puffer- Slime disease?

I recently acquired this cute little Spotted Congo Puffer and was told he has been treated for parasites(prazi); however, I’ve noticed this gray skin on top of his head. It doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. What could this be? Slime disease? -He eats when he wants to and is definitely eat...