Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 01-26-2010, 08:15 AM   #61
AA Team Emeritus
 
austinsdad's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Accokeek, Maryland
Posts: 7,694
...or the Old Country Buffet
__________________

__________________
-Ray-

"Life may not be the party we hoped for but while we are here we might as well dance!"

austinsdad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2010, 08:22 AM   #62
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
I would add the CUC after lights out to give your team a fighting chance.
Floyd, don't you have an empty tank that could hold the puffer until the tank was in a better state and the CUC had a chance to do it's thing. Just a thought....
__________________

__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2010, 09:38 AM   #63
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Floyd R Turbo's Avatar


 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Posts: 1,682
Quote:
Originally Posted by thincat View Post
I would add the CUC after lights out to give your team a fighting chance.
Floyd, don't you have an empty tank that could hold the puffer until the tank was in a better state and the CUC had a chance to do it's thing. Just a thought....
No, I don't. If I did, I probably would have done a full tear-down. How much of the CUC would he eat? Maybe I should get 40 of the dwarf cerith. Also, I could black out the tank after putting them in, do you think that would help?
__________________
Floyd R Turbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2010, 05:17 PM   #64
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
The puffer will get to them in due time. Try getting more nassarius snails as these hide out in the sand and would be less likely to get eaten.
__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2010, 05:42 PM   #65
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Floyd R Turbo's Avatar


 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Posts: 1,682
I bumped the order up to 40 Dwarf Cerith. He needs to file his teeth down anyways, looking pretty long and I don't like the idea of trimming them with a nail clippers.
__________________
Floyd R Turbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2010, 07:19 PM   #66
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
thincat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 5,330
you are to funny...
__________________
Happy Reefing,
TC
thincat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-26-2010, 10:36 PM   #67
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Floyd R Turbo's Avatar


 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
Posts: 1,682
No, I'm serious! That's what they say you have to do if you let them get too long! They can't open their mouth and they starve!!

And yes, I"m too funny! I mean really, can you imagine how difficult it would be to 1) catch an 8" puffer 2) hold it still 3) open it's mouth 4) get a nail clippers in there and 5) actually clip the teeth? Forget it!

The owner told me that his teeth fell out once, so maybe it's not that big of a deal. Is there a puffer dentist in the house?
__________________
Floyd R Turbo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2010, 06:29 AM   #68
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Mitchell0605's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wollongong Australia
Posts: 2,757
LMAO. Nice Floyd.
__________________
~ Mitch

Follow my 6G Pico build!
Mitchell0605 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2010, 07:13 AM   #69
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
SHARPiE's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Posts: 492
Send a message via MSN to SHARPiE
Quote:
Originally Posted by Floyd R Turbo View Post
No, I'm serious! That's what they say you have to do if you let them get too long! They can't open their mouth and they starve!!

And yes, I"m too funny! I mean really, can you imagine how difficult it would be to 1) catch an 8" puffer 2) hold it still 3) open it's mouth 4) get a nail clippers in there and 5) actually clip the teeth? Forget it!

HAHA gold Floyd!!! -
Did some reading and they make it sound "simple" - Just use some clove oil to put it to sleep!

How to trim Puffer Fish teeth | eHow.com
__________________
20 Gal - Planted CO2 Community Tank
4.5 Gal - Planted Shrimp Tank - in progress

Useful Acronyms
SHARPiE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2010, 07:19 AM   #70
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Mitchell0605's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wollongong Australia
Posts: 2,757
Of course. How could we not think of clove oil. Geez thats just obvious. *sarcasm off*
__________________

__________________
~ Mitch

Follow my 6G Pico build!
Mitchell0605 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
fowlr, journal, tan

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Starting a 135 gal FOWLR FishOuttaH2O Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 1 04-26-2009 07:35 PM
Tank Journal pat8you Nano Reefs 56 01-18-2009 06:41 PM
tank journal(s)!!! HoCkEyGmC Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 1 08-14-2008 10:51 PM
DIY Lighting (T8) and Canopy for a 135 Saltwater FOWLR grimes135 DIY Projects 3 11-24-2006 10:12 AM
New 75 Gal FOWLR - An On Going journal - Cycling + Questions 75galsalt Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 21 04-29-2006 07:04 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.