My 3 dwarf pea puffers living peacefully in a community tank

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Boku88
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Re: My 3 dwarf pea puffers living peacefully in a community

Post by Boku88 » Fri Dec 11, 2015 2:27 am

WOW 75 gallons? Or 75 Litres...but that may be why your puffballs are not attacking anything. Do you happen to have any fish that are like way way larger than your puffers...may explain why they are so docile.
The next time you visit a LFS exert caution when you approach the pufferfish tank, those puffballs will skilfully convince you to take them home with you.

mislaura
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Re: My 3 dwarf pea puffers living peacefully in a community

Post by mislaura » Sat Dec 26, 2015 9:48 pm

Boku88 wrote:WOW 75 gallons? Or 75 Litres...but that may be why your puffballs are not attacking anything. Do you happen to have any fish that are like way way larger than your puffers...may explain why they are so docile.
I have 5 silver dollars and and mostly tetras in the tank

mislaura
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Re: My 3 dwarf pea puffers living peacefully in a community

Post by mislaura » Mon Jan 25, 2016 10:06 am

Pufferpunk wrote:
mislaura wrote:

Just an update that all is well and good two of my pea puffers have coupled up the other has made friends with a guppy. Yes a guppy and they swim together all the time and take turns chasing each others. So once again it may not be for everyone's dwarf puffers but mine are still doing well in a community tank. No eyeballs sucked out yet but I do watch for that ;)

We can agree to disagree since they are adults and have been peaceful for 7 months I will let you know how they are when a full year is up
Let us know when 5 years is up! :?

mislaura
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Re: My 3 dwarf pea puffers living peacefully in a community

Post by mislaura » Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:16 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:
mislaura wrote:
We can agree to disagree since they are adults and have been peaceful for 7 months I will let you know how they are when a full year is up
Let us know when 5 years is up! :?

This man has been doing it for many more then 5
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pufferjw
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Re: My 3 dwarf pea puffers living peacefully in a community

Post by pufferjw » Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:57 pm

Like mbu puffers, the personalities of DPs can vary greatly. You can do whatever you want, but keeping them in a community tank is risky.
187 Gallon - 1 Signata Stingray
50 Gallon - 3 Roseline Sharks, 1 Hujeta Gar, 1 Striped Thorny Catfish
34 Gallon - 1 Duboisi Puffer
28 Gallon - 1 Red Congo Puffer
10 Gallon Planted - 1 Dwarf Puffer
6 Gallon Feeder - Red Cherry Shrimp, Guppies

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