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Kira32
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Puffer owner

Post by Kira32 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:41 am

I have a figure eight puffer. Got him on a whim did tons of internet searching and can say he is a very happy healthy little ball he's close to two inches now very playful when I sit at the tank with him. Today I picked up a green spot who is just a little smaller then puff (figure eight) spot my new gsp got my attention when I saw him with four others and he swam up to the glass and started to twirl around looking at me. I know they will have a good size difference and I plan to move spot when he's to big currently they are in a 13 gl I know this is small but they are good so far. I come from a family of fish lovers my dad has a 13 29 55 125 175 and a 250.... Does anyone have suggestions on the best things to feed the little puffs

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Pufferpunk
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My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
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Re: Puffer owner

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:58 pm

I wish you hadn't bought him. That tank isn't even large enough for your F8. I suggest setting up a 30g for the GSP to grow into.
library/puffers-in-focus/fig8/
library/puffers-in-focus/an-introductio ... d-puffers/
library/feeding/feeding-your-puffers/
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

Kira32
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Re: Puffer owner

Post by Kira32 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:34 pm

I know the tank isn't going to be good enough for them as they grow. I plan to get a larger tank they are both small right now though I'm hoping to get a 35gl possibly larger in the future

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Pufferpunk
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Posts: 31089
Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
Contact:

Re: Puffer owner

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:53 pm

35g would be good for the GSP.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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