New Humpback Puffer

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Kiaan26
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New Humpback Puffer

Post by Kiaan26 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:05 pm

Hello everyone. So I have gotten my first larger puffer, a humpback puffer named Chungus. He was brought into my lps in May 2019 and I used to take care of him at the shop for 2 months before I got him in September 2019. I never really noticed his waste and he used to eat live feeders such as snails and deformed fish that came into the shop. Since taking him I have gotten him reluctantly to accept frozen lance fish. I have noticed that his waste is the same pale white as the lance fish and come out as spheres. They are like capsules white poop and fish bones inside. I worried because i don't know if its parasites, the new diet or is it normal. The only puffers that I have personally kept before him, were pea puffers. And I have looked after fahakas, gsps, f8s, humpbacks and mekong river puffers at the shop. I haven't seen this happen to them. Any information would be appreciated.

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Re: New Humpback Puffer

Post by SAPpyPuffer » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:04 pm

Might be parasites. Even if you aren't sure, you should still treat it, just to be on the safe side!
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Re: New Humpback Puffer

Post by Pufferpunk » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:47 pm

his waste is the same pale white as the lance fish and come out as spheres. They are like capsules white poop and fish bones inside.
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