New member looking for input on BW tank

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Re: New member looking for input on BW tank

Post by Puffergrove » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:21 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:SAPs are also happiest with conspecifics, so you might want to plan a larger tank & start looking for more of them.
How many would you recommend running in a 30gal?
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Re: New member looking for input on BW tank

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:50 pm

SAPs can handle some salt but certainly not the amount GSPs prefer.
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Re: New member looking for input on BW tank

Post by G S P Freak » Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:57 pm

You could add 1-2 more, 3 in a 30g being only recommended if you keep up good on WCs and the tank is heavily planted (which I believe you said it is..). Most people here will say that 2 for 30 gallons is more then enough, It just depends on how well you maintain water quality, and the individual aggression of each puffer.
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Re: New member looking for input on BW tank

Post by kirboid » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:02 pm

Jeepers, I assume you have just given your puffer a big tea ???

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Re: New member looking for input on BW tank

Post by sgtmyers88 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:46 pm

Love your GSP's fin coloration. How big is it now?
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Re: New member looking for input on BW tank

Post by Puffergrove » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:59 pm

@ G S P freak. Thanks for the advice, he is in a 10 gallon being acclimated back to FW. Before he gOes into the 30 gal planted tank
@sgtmyers88. Thanks! He is getting. Close to 3 inches
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