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by benji787
Tue Apr 23, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Humpback puffer white patch?
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Re: Humpback puffer white patch?

no problem! read another thread somewhere and it was likely attributed it to a heater burn as it's pretty much faded back to normal now. and he does like to hide in the corner near the bottom of the heater it would make sense! thanks for checking in :)
by benji787
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Humpback puffer regurgitating
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Re: Humpback puffer regurgitating

oh good, so normal behaviour? nothing too concerning. thanks!
by benji787
Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Humpback puffer regurgitating
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Re: Humpback puffer regurgitating

didn't want to start a new topic but i notice now whenever i feed my puffer crayfish it'll scarf it down and there will be nothing left in the tank but then the next morning i see chewed up shell fragments all over the substrate, is this just the same issue as with the super worms? is it normal puff...
by benji787
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Humpback puffer white patch?
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Re: Humpback puffer white patch?

thanks, will try adding some aquarium salt and upping the temp before trying any meds in the tank :)
by benji787
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Humpback puffer white patch?
Replies: 2
Views: 257

Humpback puffer white patch?

hi guys got this guy/girl last week and so far they've been acclimatizing well, eating, fluttering around on occasion then floating back down to the sand, generally being as hilarious as a humpback can be but last night i noticed this white patch on his/her skin?! you can see from the pic that they ...
by benji787
Tue Apr 09, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Humpback puffer white patch?
Replies: 3
Views: 295

Humpback puffer white patch?

hi guys got this guy/girl last week and so far they've been acclimatizing well, eating, fluttering around on occasion then floating back down to the sand but i didn't and really notice this white patch on his/her skin til yesterday since you can see from the pic that they decided not to back into th...
by benji787
Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: New Guy with a Schoutedeni Puffer
Replies: 11
Views: 543

Re: New Guy with a Schoutedeni Puffer

welcome, I'm new myself! just wondering, did you get him locally or venture down to Portland?
by benji787
Fri Apr 05, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Humpback puffer regurgitating
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Re: Humpback puffer regurgitating

yeah i asked him and he said no aggressiveness shown in the 3 months he had him! my dp's on the other hand lol that's another story
by benji787
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Marine Shore Crabs
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Marine Shore Crabs

are these a viable source of food for a puffer (humpback)?

i have access to a neverending supply so if it okay, should i grab bite sized or would my puffer enjoy bigger ones?

ty :D
by benji787
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Humpback puffer regurgitating
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Re: Humpback puffer regurgitating

thanks for the reply! will toss out the remaining superworms the seller gave me. ** just checked his post again today he's now giving the rest of his tank away for free!!!! 17 inch arowana and 2 green terrors. man if i had the room. he's dismantling a 180g which did house my humpback, the 3 guys abo...
by benji787
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Humpback puffer regurgitating
Replies: 7
Views: 114

Humpback puffer regurgitating

pH 7.5, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate all zero or the lowest colour possible on the api test kit 35g and the only thing in the tank so i recently purchased a humpback puffer from craiglist and for the last two nights there have been chunks of super worm floating at the top of the tank in the morning yes...