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by sparks42
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:56 pm
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Can you tell the salinity based on your puffers color ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1296

Can you tell the salinity based on your puffers color ?

Hello, I've had a GSP Chomper for about 6-7 years now, so I guess I'm doing something right. He is happy and seemingly healthy. He's alone in a 75g however he only grew to about 3 inches. Anyways, I just want to say that I've really only measured salt once or twice, I've successfully been "winging i...
by sparks42
Sun Mar 25, 2012 11:14 pm
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: 2 years later, GSP not growing.
Replies: 5
Views: 755

Re: 2 years later, GSP not growing.

my fish got to about 3 inches but then the last 2 years he hasn't grown at all
by sparks42
Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:41 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: Porcupine Puffer, brink of death
Replies: 40
Views: 6611

Re: Porcupine Puffer, bring of death

Also make sure to remember the power of positive thinking. ... and also make sure to give your fish rest time to feel better as it probably won't snap out of it in an instant, and could be stressed from all the stress itself. Positive thoughts, positive thoughts :)
by sparks42
Tue Feb 14, 2012 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cutest Puffer Trick
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Cutest Puffer Trick

my puffer chased the red dot and then picked up a pink stone thinking he caught it... chewed on it... spit it out and chased again.... picked up another pink rock, spit it out...

then he saw me and stopped chasing it - like he understood the lazer pointer or something.
by sparks42
Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What do you do with deceased puffer?
Replies: 13
Views: 807

What do you do with deceased puffer?

Just curious...

Do you flush it, burry it, donate it somehow to science, taxidermy.... ?
by sparks42
Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:01 am
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: GSP a little over rambunctious ?
Replies: 5
Views: 798

GSP a little over rambunctious ?

I was just wondering if it's normal for a GSP to get more rambunctious as time goes forward. More and more my puffer is seeming really... just hyper. As soon as I'm in the livingroom where he is, he zips to the corner closest to me and he basically just freaks out for attention or something. He'll g...
by sparks42
Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:24 pm
Forum: Hospital
Topic: F8 died out of nowhere, questions ?
Replies: 3
Views: 422

F8 died out of nowhere, questions ?

Hi there I'm not sure if you're supposed to flush puffer fish, or if they need to be burried. Also while testing my water I realized I don't even know what proper pH should be. He's been dead probably 24 hours now, I just wanted to wait and be sure as he is not floating, just on his side on the bott...
by sparks42
Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:32 pm
Forum: Puffer Pix and Flix!
Topic: GSP Chomper is he yawning ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1860

Re: GSP Chomper is he yawning ?

He's about 4 now, only 3 inches, just a super close up

Here's the thing about yawns....

In humans, we yawn to get air. Fish don't inhale air via mouth, so i seriously don't understand what he is doing, if he is yawning or what.
by sparks42
Sat Feb 12, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: Puffer Pix and Flix!
Topic: GSP Chomper is he yawning ?
Replies: 7
Views: 1860

GSP Chomper is he yawning ?



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZJCh31NY8w

I don't know why the youtube insert isn't working, but theres the link

Was this a yawn ?
by sparks42
Mon Jan 24, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Puffer Pix and Flix!
Topic: Chomper thought he was stuck
Replies: 9
Views: 1007

Chomper thought he was stuck

Chomper forgot he was able to turn around and thought he was stuck in the cave.

He does this all the time, forgets he can turn around...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtKV7KsfNB0[/youtube]

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtKV7KsfNB0
by sparks42
Sun Nov 14, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: My puffer puffed!
Replies: 7
Views: 557

Re: My puffer puffed!

Maybe your puffer missed you when you left and got mad, and that was his display to show you not to ditch him for parties! Cuz they think your life should revolve around them ;)
by sparks42
Sat Nov 13, 2010 12:52 am
Forum: Brackish Tanks
Topic: Purple algae (not pretty) ?
Replies: 2
Views: 465

Purple algae (not pretty) ?

What is it and what is the cause? I googled and all I could find was the pretty purple algae that grows in marine. Never had this before, always had green or brown, and this stuff crept up in like 1 or 2 days!!! http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4151/5170568203_616bf1a92e.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr...
by sparks42
Mon Nov 08, 2010 7:31 pm
Forum: Brackish Puffers
Topic: Do GSP only have 4 teeth?
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Do GSP only have 4 teeth?


So does GSPs have 4 teeth? ... 2 on top, 2 on bottom ? <---- that's what I thought, but i think Chomper has 4 on top... ? ... is that possible?


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by sparks42
Fri Nov 05, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Puffer Pix and Flix!
Topic: Bandtail Pufferfish
Replies: 6
Views: 1013

Re: Bandtail Pufferfish

whoa that puffer looks so cool !
by sparks42
Wed Nov 03, 2010 10:02 am
Forum: Puffer Pix and Flix!
Topic: before and after pics
Replies: 18
Views: 1915

Re: before and after pics

Here's Chomper when he was tiny and in his little 10g in 2007, ( about .75 of an inch long if even)
and then a picture within the last few months! (3 inches long!)

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