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Old 08-05-2011, 10:07 AM   #11
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I plan to get her a 40 gal to herself for my Christmas (believe it or not it's only 4 months away) and selling one of my smaller tanks, I am allowed to trade to a bigger tank but not just get a bigger one. She's only between an 1.5-2.5 inches at the moment. She's being fed a HQ frozen mix and snails so hopefully she'll grow to 6 inches. If you look at the second photo closely she has a white patch on her back.. it's fungus! So her tank temp is up and I put an aerator in too, I can't treat with salt since she is brackish and I can't treat with methylene blue since she has no scales.. Thanks for all the lovely comments!
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That is the last thing I needed to see...haha

I think you may have just sold me on a Puffer species tank. Look at that face. How can you say no?



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I plan to get her a 40 gal to herself for my Christmas (believe it or not it's only 4 months away) and selling one of my smaller tanks, I am allowed to trade to a bigger tank but not just get a bigger one. She's only between an 1.5-2.5 inches at the moment. She's being fed a HQ frozen mix and snails so hopefully she'll grow to 6 inches. If you look at the second photo closely she has a white patch on her back.. it's fungus! So her tank temp is up and I put an aerator in too, I can't treat with salt since she is brackish and I can't treat with methylene blue since she has no scales.. Thanks for all the lovely comments!
I'm so glad you're getting a 40gal. I read everywhere that they need 30gal minimum, but people do not realize how active a 6inch GSP need space. A 30 gallon is a really tight squeeze for 1 GSP. 40 is adequate and will keep her happy, but anything over 40 is great!
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That is the last thing I needed to see...haha

I think you may have just sold me on a Puffer species tank. Look at that face. How can you say no?



Awesome! They're really fun to keep.
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I'm so glad you're getting a 40gal. I read everywhere that they need 30gal minimum, but people do not realize how active a 6inch GSP need space. A 30 gallon is a really tight squeeze for 1 GSP. 40 is adequate and will keep her happy, but anything over 40 is great!
Yep fed her half a mussel today.. The other half went to my prawn, snails tomorrow..
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