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Puffermom86
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New puffer mom here!

Post by Puffermom86 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:21 pm

Hi guys! New puffer mom here, actually purchased my very first puffer yesterday, a striped dogface puffer. I've been in love with a golden puffer at the saltwater store we frequent a lot but when I saw this little guy yesterday he completely stole my heart! His little personality is already remarkable!! I've done tons of research and I am so excited for this experience! We are currently cycling a 55g tank for him but right now he is hanging out in our established cube. Of course once he's grown more we will get him a much larger tank but right now he is just a baby. Any new mom advice is welcome! I was actually wondering too if anyone has any recommendations on helping keep the tank clean other than frequent wayer maintenance, seeing as they eat snails and such. Really excited to be a part of this forum with people that also love puffers! 😊

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Re: New puffer mom here!

Post by Pufferpunk » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:09 pm

[welcome]
Sounds like you have a Narrow-lined puffer.
viewtopic.php?f=38&t=28772
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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