Puffer Stressed After Moving

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Puffer Stressed After Moving

Post by pufferjw » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:28 am

Hello,

Yesterday I moved my Duboisi puffer from my parents' house to my apartment, as I am finally able to have larger tanks where I am. He seemed to be alright during the flight, but when I added him to the tank (fully cycled, etc.) yesterday afternoon he seemed very stressed. I figured that he would be better this morning, but he is still sitting in one place with his fins clamped and breathing heavily. Is there anything that I could do to help, or should I just give him some more time to recover? Thank you.
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Re: Puffer Stressed After Moving

Post by Pufferpunk » Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:52 am

Melafix & Stresscoat have been said to help. Keep lights off for a while.
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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pufferjw
Green Spotted Puffer
Posts: 379
Joined: Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:16 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Duboisi Puffer
Red Congo Puffer
Striped Redeye Puffer
Dwarf Puffer

Have Owned:
Amazon Puffers
Location (country): USA
Location: Boston/Chicago

Re: Puffer Stressed After Moving

Post by pufferjw » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:20 am

Got it, thank you very much!
220 Gallon - 1 Super White Leopoldi Stingray
55 Gallon Planted - No Fish
29 Gallon Planted - 1 Duboisi Puffer
29 Gallon - 1 Red Congo Puffer

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