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Old 09-06-2013, 12:39 PM   #1
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Puffers

Recommendations for a puffer in a 55ga?
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Old 09-06-2013, 12:52 PM   #2
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Something small like a Valentini or Blue Spotted could work. Its gotta be one of the smaller ones, as the porcupines get big.
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Do I need to worry about it eating the CUC?
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Old 09-06-2013, 02:23 PM   #4
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Yes, yes you do. Most will demolish a cuc.
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I have a valentini and it hasn't touched my cuc or any coral. He just picks at the liverock from time to time. Cute little fish for sure.
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If I'm thinking of getting ricordea then should I just completely avoid a puffer?
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:07 PM   #7
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Its one of those roll the dice fish. I've had a blue spot and it didn't touch coral and now a valentini and it has no interest at all. I hear some do though. If you want to be 100% safe don't get one but if you're willing to risk it you can give it a try. My tank with the valentini ony has one sps frag, some zoa's and mushrooms. I'd never stick it in my fully stocked coral tank, I've spent way to much time and money on that coral to have a fish start eating it...lol
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Ok. Just to be safe I guess it's better not to have one. Thanks!
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