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Old 05-22-2012, 11:36 PM   #11
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That's pretty cool. I was talking to an employee at a chain store that shall remain nameless but has the word smart in it and she was trying to tell me the fahaka is a brackish puffer I told her thanks for the info and walked away cause there's just no talking to some people.
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Old 05-29-2012, 12:14 AM   #12
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Has your puffer started to grow yet Terrance?
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Old 05-29-2012, 04:03 AM   #13
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Barney is slightly longer than 4". He is suppose to be at 7" by now. I recently posted on the puffer forum and they seem to think its a good idea to retreat for internal parasites. Its the only other thing that could slow down the growth rate. Another guy on the puffer forum got a 2" puffer at the same time as the time I got my 2" puffer. His is doing well at 7" and growing according to schedule.
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:06 AM   #14
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Hey Terrance I got to see my fahaka tear up a crayfish today. He hasn't touched anyone else In The tank accept the crays and the frozen bloodworms I drop in there.
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Old 06-07-2012, 12:52 AM   #15
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Yeah its pretty cool when they tear up a crayfish. Where did you get the crayfish? If your family isn't against you breeding crayfish for food, then look into setting up a marbled crayfish tank. I had to stop because the wife got attached to the baby crays.

I'm waiting for the asian market to sell live crayfish for $5 per pound. Good deal
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Old 06-07-2012, 07:57 AM   #16
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I have a marbled cray fish for about a month now I'm just waiting for it to start having clones. I've seen it with a bunch of little black eggs under its tail and one day they were just gone no babies or anything though. I'm just waiting now for her to have them again.
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Old 06-08-2012, 11:01 PM   #17
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Following this one. I sold my stingray and traded my 3 adult discus for a quarter inch fahaka today.
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Hondatek that's cool you picked one up they have a lot of personality. I've got mine to eat feeders, crayfish, frozen bloodworms, frozen krill, and ghost shrimp. The trick is to figure out early what they'll eat.
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Yea I have plenty of puffer food in stock for my porcupine . So you do feed them fish? I know some puffers naturally eat fish and some don't . Like I never feed my porc fish because of fatty liver disease. Do fahakas eat fish in the wild?
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I don't think they eat fish in the wild. I'd only feed fry fish every once in a while.
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