New Palembangensis puffer

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New Palembangensis puffer

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Hello everyone!

Finally got my 1st puffer this morning. The seller said that he/she is a Pao Turgidus but I don't really know if its true because I'm new to puffers :D .

Can anybody please ID and is she healthy? Haven't seen her move ever since I released her in the tank and she is shedding her slime coat.

Thanks everyone and God Bless!

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Re: New Pao Turgidus

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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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If someone dropped me in a bin of water- I wouldn't be so happy... What will the final tank look like? because right now it is a glass tank with algae. Definitely thin. Poor thing.
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Re: New Pao Turgidus

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livebearerlove wrote: Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:40 pm If someone dropped me in a bin of water- I wouldn't be so happy... What will the final tank look like? because right now it is a glass tank with algae. Definitely thin. Poor thing.
Hello livebearer

Yeah she looked like that when I got her yesterday. I felt like something is not right with my puffer thats why I placed her in the qt tank.

If she will not eat in the next 5 days I’m going to treat for hexa.

Is metro safe with puffers?

Thanks!
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Looks like a humpback or dragon puffer to me... palembangensis
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Re: New Pao Turgidus

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You might want to change your title! Is the tank cycled? I posted a link to an article to treat IPs.
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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DMD123 wrote: Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:18 pm Looks like a humpback or dragon puffer to me... palembangensis
Thank you so much DMD123! :D
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Pufferpunk wrote: Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:46 am You might want to change your title! Is the tank cycled? I posted a link to an article to treat IPs.
Will do Pufferpunk and thank you so much for the link! :D
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Re: New Pao Turgidus

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Tank is cycled @Pufferpunk. Used to house an asian arowana for 3 years before I gave him to my friend.

Is it normal for them to have small green dots on their eyes? I saw him blink and the dots did not go away.

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Re: New Pao Turgidus

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nicolbolas wrote: Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:18 pm
livebearerlove wrote: Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:40 pm If someone dropped me in a bin of water- I wouldn't be so happy... What will the final tank look like? because right now it is a glass tank with algae. Definitely thin. Poor thing.
Hello livebearer

Yeah she looked like that when I got her yesterday. I felt like something is not right with my puffer thats why I placed her in the qt tank.

If she will not eat in the next 5 days I’m going to treat for hexa.

Is metro safe with puffers?

Thanks!
Nicolbolas:
Is your QT tank cycled? Maybe it is established..... but have you checked the water quality?
Hex: metronidazole for 5 days. However there are far more experienced people on this site.
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C valentini
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C papuan
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burrfish
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Re: New Palembangensis puffer

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Green dots are just light reflection.
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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