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My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:54 am
by towr179
Hi i living in south korea and i keeping wild congo schoutedeni puffer.
I have some question about this fish.
i have some problem with my fish.
He came to my tank in 5 days ago.
He didnt it anything
I tried to feed something like that frozen blood warm, live shrimp, ramshorn snail.
But he didnt eat anything.
And he became skinny every day.
Can you help me?

Re: My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:52 pm
by Pufferpunk
[welcome]
How big is the tank? Is it just the 1 puffer? What are the water parameters?

Re: My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:42 pm
by towr179
Size-60.45.45
Filter-eheim2217+2215/eheim bottom filter
26℃
6 schoutedeni puffers in similer size
7 baby coridoras
3plecos(L121)
Ph : 7.2
TDS : 110

Another puffers are eat very well!

Re: My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:35 pm
by Pufferpunk
Oh gosh, that makes your tank around 30 gallons. Only barely big enough for 2 puffers ONLY (no other fish). My guess is the overstocking is seriously stressing them out.

What are your water parameters as far as ammonia, nitrite & nitrate?
How EXACTLY did you cycle this tank?
What order were the fish added?

Re: My schoutedeni puffer didnt it any food! Help please

Posted: Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:16 am
by Tankmates
Along with the suggestions above, if they are wild caught it may have parasites.
I agree with pufferpunk, you should look into a larger tank for the fish. The puffers get to be 4 inches in length and are very messy, which will be awful for your water quality.