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Old 04-11-2004, 06:43 PM   #1
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Dog Face Puffers?

Just wondering if anyone here has or has had expeirence with dog face puffers? I'm reading up on saltwater aquariums and want to go fish only with a puffer. I don't want a huge tank so want to stay away from the porcupine puffer. I also like the sharpnose puffers but think I'd prefer a dog face. Any info would be great!
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Old 04-11-2004, 07:40 PM   #2
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Hey another Canadian!

Umm... from what I understand they aren't the hardest fish to keep (I means within reason). You do need a decent size tank I think, and steadily good water conditions. Something 60 gal+. I was looking into getting one but don't have a tank big enough to keep one happy and healthy.

Hope others can help more.
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I have had some experience with a dogface before and unless I had a glass tank I would not recommend one. The last one I had scratched the heck out of the inside of my acrylic tank with his exposed teeth!!
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yeah, they sure do like to bear those teeth, but they have just as much personality as a porcupine, we've had both kinds at the store, and sometimes they'll even let u pet them
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