Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

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Snowevil
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Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

Post by Snowevil » Tue May 10, 2016 2:56 pm

Hello

I have a question.

Is it possible to maintain three asellus Colomesus with a small figure 8 in a 40 gallon tank ?

(80 cm long x 35 cm wide x 55 cm high)

Sorry for writing, I am from Spain.

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Re: Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

Post by bertie 83 » Tue May 10, 2016 7:53 pm

No because they require different water types. Amazon puffers are freshwater fish , f8 are brackish for starters. Plus puffers should not really be mixed
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Re: Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

Post by Snowevil » Tue May 10, 2016 8:26 pm

Thank you!

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Re: Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

Post by Pufftastic » Tue May 10, 2016 11:21 pm

I wouldn't consider 40 gallons to be adequate room for 3 South American puffers alone, either. They really do swim a LOT!
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Re: Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

Post by Pufferpunk » Wed May 11, 2016 9:38 am

I agree--a 55g would be much better!
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Re: Colomesus asellus and Figure 8

Post by Snowevil » Sat May 14, 2016 10:38 pm

Ok

Thank you

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