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Old 06-23-2013, 03:24 AM   #101
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Just added valentini puffer. Staying near the surface so far.
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Old 06-23-2013, 03:37 AM   #102
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I had planned on 20lt water change a week till i get a skimmer, and monitor ( 195 lt tank). 20lt rodi water cost me $12 so planning on my own filtre down the track. I plan on only FOWLR but the guys at the LFS laughed and said "sure you will, heard that before". Maybe next tank when im more confident will be a reef tank.
Puffer is seriously into the heater cable ?? A gorgeous fish though.
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:37 AM   #103
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You sure that's a valentini puffer? Doesn't look like one it looks like a mimic filefish to me
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Old 06-23-2013, 06:12 AM   #104
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You sure that's a valentini puffer? Doesn't look like one it looks like a mimic filefish to me
Pic from the net. Looks the same to me although mine does have blue eyes.
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Old 06-23-2013, 07:08 AM   #105
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Pic from the net. Looks the same to me although mine does have blue eyes.
I now see the difference. Will be calling them tomorrow. I see the filefish has a point on the top, the puffer does not. Thanks for noticing and telling me.
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:13 PM   #106
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You sure that's a valentini puffer? Doesn't look like one it looks like a mimic filefish to me
I now see the difference. Will be calling them tomorrow. I see the filefish has a point on the top, the puffer does not. Thanks for noticing and telling me.
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No problem just thought id mention it as didn't look right to me
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Old 06-23-2013, 07:24 PM   #108
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Never heard of a mimic file fish. Pretty cool.
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No problem just thought id mention it as didn't look right to me
Might just keep it , still alive this morning so survived the night, although dont know a lot about them..
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Filefish can nip at corals, but otherwise are fine to have. I have one in my system. It's a model citizen and eats mostly algae.
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