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by chuckfriedrice
Fri May 27, 2011 8:50 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!
Replies: 53
Views: 1980

Re: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!

Ok , He will eat ghost shrimp out of my hand but the little bugger will come close but not take the clam meat out of my hand ! Gonna try the garlic soak tomorrow ! Been feeding the ghost shrimp clams and vitamin enriched pellets ! Tlll i get his sneaky fishy butt onto the good food , I got a feeling...
by chuckfriedrice
Wed May 25, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!
Replies: 53
Views: 1980

Re: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!

From what Ive read its ok to give a couple times a week , Along with the staple food oysters ,crab meat, prawns and such ! Sounds like the krill is a bad idea thx! The LFS suggested I cut him off completely and just offer the krill ! I wasnt sure about that ! Ive been trying to drop pieces of prawn ...
by chuckfriedrice
Wed May 25, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!
Replies: 53
Views: 1980

Re: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!

Im gonna try some frozen krill , pretty close to the ghost shrimp ! Maybe it will be a start to get a better diet!
by chuckfriedrice
Tue May 24, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New and looking for advice!
Replies: 15
Views: 900

Re: New and looking for advice!

Welcome ! I love my Porcupine Puffer ! From what I come across 120 gallon is minimum for them , a sump is a must and lots of live rock ! Good luck they are very cool !
by chuckfriedrice
Tue May 24, 2011 10:29 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!
Replies: 53
Views: 1980

Re: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!

I was tinkering with the idea of peppermint shrimp , are they a little better nutrition level , they are a little bit more about 3$ a pop but if they are better than the ghost I dont mind ! Im gonna work on the frozen clam pieces I got too !
by chuckfriedrice
Tue May 24, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!
Replies: 53
Views: 1980

Re: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!

I here you all , Hes only 2 inches still , just got him on Last Friday , So I dont think they were feeding him like he needed so ive been giving him his ghost shrimp a couple time a day , Ive read they need to eat a couple times a day while theyre small and as they get bigger cut back ! I working on...
by chuckfriedrice
Mon May 23, 2011 6:24 pm
Forum: Marine Puffers
Topic: Picky Porcupine Puffer need ideas!
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Re: Picky Porcupine Puffer need ideas!

Thx , Some neat ideas in that article!
by chuckfriedrice
Mon May 23, 2011 6:20 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Im chuck and im a puffer addict!
Replies: 53
Views: 1980

Im chuck and im a puffer addict!

Ive been doing a saltwater tank for about 6 months or so ! Started with a 29 then jumped to a 75g ! I was kicking around the idea of a puffer for a little bit! I did my research and decided on the Porcupine ( how can you resist that face! ) So Im housing him in my 29g for now , he wont do so well in...
by chuckfriedrice
Mon May 23, 2011 4:48 pm
Forum: Marine Puffers
Topic: Picky Porcupine Puffer need ideas!
Replies: 3
Views: 516

Picky Porcupine Puffer need ideas!

Ive recently got a Porcupine Puffer in my 30g FOWLR . ( I know he needs a bigger tank) . He is only eating live shrimp at the moment . I have tried hermit crabs with no luck , and frozen shrimp and clams , He just lets them sit there ! Any ideas on getting him a better diet ! Ive done a lot of resea...