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by Spotfin
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: F8... or a GSP ... which should I get?
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: F8... or a GSP ... which should I get?

With that set up and ability to go marine, chose the gsp.
by Spotfin
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Freshwater Tanks
Topic: Crayfish fighting or breeding?
Replies: 14
Views: 1834

Re: Crayfish fighting or breeding?

Sounds like they are trying to breed. Do you know the sex of each one?
The red one will eventually grow larger than the blue one, so you may have difficulties keeping them together. They are most vulnerable right after molting.
by Spotfin
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What's Inside a Pufferfish?
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Re: What's Inside a Pufferfish?

Interesting video! Thanks for posting.
by Spotfin
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Freshwater Puffers
Topic: Accidentally received f8 puffer in mail~ help!
Replies: 2
Views: 484

Re: Accidentally received f8 puffer in mail~ help!

If you still have the puffer, try frozen mysid shrimp or pick up some shrimp from the local grocery store. Try small pieces.
by Spotfin
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Puffer id
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Re: Puffer id

Thank you all for help with the id.
by Spotfin
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Puffer id
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Re: Puffer id

Pufferpunk wrote: Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:54 am Clear side view?
Tough to get a good picture of this one. It’s always moving, and doesn’t like my phone in its face😀. Although it will eat out of my hand. These pics might be a little better.
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by Spotfin
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Puffer id
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Re: Puffer id

The 8 is actually not how they are identified. The eyespot by the tail is the ID point, hence the name biocellatus, or "twinspot" puffer. I didn’t know GSP’s could have such big blotches on top? I've never seen them on the GSP's sold at a local garden centre (off course sold as pure ‘freshwater fis...
by Spotfin
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Puffer id
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Re: Puffer id

I noticed the lack of ocelli at the tail as well. They are absent at the base of the dorsal fin too. I haven't seen another gsp with similar markings on the head before. Perhaps this fish was collected from a new area. The other two puffers at the lfs looked like this one.
by Spotfin
Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Puffer id
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Re: Puffer id

That’s what I thought when I first saw the puffer. But it has the figure 8 pattern.
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by Spotfin
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Puffer id
Replies: 12
Views: 1682

Puffer id

Picked up this little puffer a couple weeks ago. Thoughts on id?
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by Spotfin
Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Re: Hello

Thank you!
by Spotfin
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 351

Hello

Just joined this forum!
I’ve got a brackish tank going with two figure eight puffers and some other fishes. Looking forward to reading more on the site.