Dwarf pea puffer is skinny

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Dwarf pea puffer is skinny

Post by leelandshoe » Wed May 09, 2018 2:39 pm

I got a dwarf puffer about 2 weeks go, It is very active but I recently noticed it is looking very skinny. At first I thought it was because of the young age but I don’t think so anymore. It has a big head with a skinny body. It seems to have an appetite trying to eat food but it’s almost like it can’t swallow. What might be wrong?

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Re: Dwarf pea puffer is skinny

Post by J-P » Thu May 10, 2018 9:23 am

black worms, small snails, cherry red shrimp, Mys shrimp. Dwarf Puffers are notoriously difficult to feed. You can try to medicate some of the food to treat for parasites, but I have a feeling that isn't the issue.
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