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Old 06-16-2015, 11:52 AM   #271
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I received my LiveAquaria order today. A Valentini Puffer and a Midas Blenny. Am acclimating them now. So far, I've had excellent service from them, and if everything goes well, I will order all my critters from them. They were the ones that suggested the little puffer because the mimic saddled filefish was listed to need a bigger tank. Can't wait to see them swimming around.


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Old 06-16-2015, 08:22 PM   #272
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The puffer immediately started swimming around, but the Blenny is still hiding. The part of him he let's me see looks blue. I know LA sells a "dusky" form which is mainly blue, but the one I paid for is supposed to be yellow. Can't find anything anywhere that states a younger midas blenny is blue and matures as yellow. Is this the case?


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Old 06-17-2015, 10:38 PM   #273
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The puffer is swimming everywhere, but didn't eat the Mysis I fed them this morning. The Blenny is out but just laying on top of a rock, and didn't eat either and has not left the rock. He might be yellowing up some. But I'm worried he's not doing well. Does anyone know if this behavior is normal?


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Sounds pretty normal once his colour returns he will probably get less shy


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Old 06-18-2015, 09:03 AM   #275
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Thank you for the info. I have been really worried as I've never ordered from LA before. I took a lot of precautions, but still I can lose one of the fish. I trust that you are right.
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Old 06-21-2015, 09:09 PM   #276
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I have been in the hospital for the last four days with no one caring for my tanks. The blenny is still sitting on the same rock exactly how I left him. Because they've only been fed one day since I got the blenny and the little puffer, I mixed small amounts of frozen marine algae, frozen prime reef and Mysis, melted it in some tank water, (it was already rinsed) and used a turkey baster to get the blenny to eat. He seemed to eat some and swam under a rock, seemingly to get rid of me. When I pulled out the baster, he swam right back to the same rock. Is this normal? I can't find any info on this. The puffer ate fine. Thanks.


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Old 06-22-2015, 09:37 PM   #277
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Never mind. I called Live Aquaria and they answered my questions.


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Old 06-23-2015, 04:34 PM   #278
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my Valenti puffer loves those tiny clams on 1/2 shell there around the size of a dime
they are from San Fransisco bay there in the frozen food section at pet store
beware he will eat your snails and hermits if you have any , but there fun little guys to watch
I also got him to eat mini marine pellets
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Old 06-23-2015, 08:14 PM   #279
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Thank you. I appreciate the info. Have never seen the little clams, but probably because I haven't looked. He is eating everything else I put in there isn't he? He doesn't go crazy when I put food in there like the guys in my reef tank do. And he won't let me baster feed him. I'd hate to have worried all about the blenny and then lose my puffer. He's a little doll.
Thanks again for coming back to me, and for the info.
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I was wrong with the brand it was Hikari


I started to buy all my frozen foods online as it's cheaper in bulk the more you buy the cheaper it gets , I found 2 local reefers to go in on it with me ,
between us we got 40 packs @ $2.49 a pack in store its like $5.99 a pack
you need to talk to a rep to get discount as the online order form don't take it off
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