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Pufferpunk
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2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
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Sad News...

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:00 am

Lost my old murius this week. I got him from a nice, Polish fellow back in Chicago. Is he still on here? I actually brought this fish on my 2-day drive down here to SC. He was a great fish! My turgidus is following him soon. Stopped eating. I got him from a fellow near the beach, I believe he lived near Charlotte.
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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Re: Sad News...

Post by eieio » Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:06 am

sorry to hear this Pp
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Pufferpunk
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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
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Re: Sad News...

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:35 pm

It's OK, both lived long lives--over 10 years.
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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Location: Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts

Re: Sad News...

Post by pufferjw » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:37 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:35 pm
It's OK, both lived long lives--over 10 years.
WOW that's really impressive. Still really sad though...
187 Gallon - 1 Signata Stingray
50 Gallon - 3 Roseline Sharks, 1 Hujeta Gar, 1 Striped Thorny Catfish
34 Gallon - 1 Duboisi Puffer
28 Gallon - 1 Red Congo Puffer
10 Gallon Planted - 1 Dwarf Puffer
6 Gallon Feeder - Red Cherry Shrimp, Guppies

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Re: Sad News...

Post by lilacamy931 » Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:44 pm

So sorry to hear this :( They had a great long time with you though - just sad when they do move on

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Re: Sad News...

Post by Inka » Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:28 am

Sorry to hear as well. Swim in peace, little tato.

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Re: Sad News...

Post by DMD123 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:41 pm

Sorry to hear that.

Any plans to replace with another puff?
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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
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
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Re: Sad News...

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:46 pm

Filbert was great with tank mates. I can't take the chance that another one would be & risk all my other fish. I have been trying to clear out my 120g for one but no takers for big SA fish around here.
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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Re: Sad News...

Post by pufferjw » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:34 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:
Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:46 pm
Filbert was great with tank mates. I can't take the chance that another one would be & risk all my other fish. I have been trying to clear out my 120g for one but no takers for big SA fish around here.
I have a house on Kiawah Island, which isn't too far from you. I have an empty 220 gallon there, I may decide to start it up. What fish are you trying to relocate?
187 Gallon - 1 Signata Stingray
50 Gallon - 3 Roseline Sharks, 1 Hujeta Gar, 1 Striped Thorny Catfish
34 Gallon - 1 Duboisi Puffer
28 Gallon - 1 Red Congo Puffer
10 Gallon Planted - 1 Dwarf Puffer
6 Gallon Feeder - Red Cherry Shrimp, Guppies

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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
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Re: Sad News...

Post by Pufferpunk » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:05 am

I have a pair of adult Crenicichla lenticulata & also a large Pinecone pleco, I'm looking to sell. I would absolutely love for them to have a bigger tank to swim in!
I'd be happy to email you photos/vids of them.

Paid $85 each for the cichlids when they were 3 in long, I'm asking $150 for the both. I paid $450 for the pleco at 3 in long, I'm asking $400 for him. He's an absolutely gorgeous fish!
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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Re: Sad News...

Post by astrid37 » Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:12 pm

Very sorry to hear of Filbert's passing and also that your turgidus is not doing well. It's so hard to lose them individually, and when it happens close together, it's double the heartbreak. I'm sure they count themselves lucky to have ended up with you taking care of them and have the very best homes.

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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: Sad News...

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:21 am

I also lost my old murius last month. The turgidus has stopped eating. :(
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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Re: Sad News...

Post by pufferjw » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:20 pm

Pufferpunk wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:05 am
I have a pair of adult Crenicichla lenticulata & also a large Pinecone pleco, I'm looking to sell. I would absolutely love for them to have a bigger tank to swim in!
I'd be happy to email you photos/vids of them.

Paid $85 each for the cichlids when they were 3 in long, I'm asking $150 for the both. I paid $450 for the pleco at 3 in long, I'm asking $400 for him. He's an absolutely gorgeous fish!
Potentially, I'd have to get the tank going again before I would.
187 Gallon - 1 Signata Stingray
50 Gallon - 3 Roseline Sharks, 1 Hujeta Gar, 1 Striped Thorny Catfish
34 Gallon - 1 Duboisi Puffer
28 Gallon - 1 Red Congo Puffer
10 Gallon Planted - 1 Dwarf Puffer
6 Gallon Feeder - Red Cherry Shrimp, Guppies

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Re: Sad News...

Post by astrid37 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:19 pm

I'm so sorry, Pufferpunk, that's so sad. :( Thinking of you as you go through this.

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Pufferpunk
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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: Sad News...

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:12 pm

pufferjw, I'm not in a huge hurry but would like to get the puffer shipped to me before winter is here. The cichlids are fun to watch banter with each other & the pleco is a hoot, with all the interesting positions he poses! He's a real chub, too.
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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