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Old 12-09-2013, 07:31 PM   #1
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Question about Puffers

So I recently added a young Dogface Puffer. It's only about 3" in length right now. I know they are considered to be not reef safe. Im not worried about my snails or hermits but my concern is, I have a few random Zoa's that have made it into my tank from live rock. I'm not worried about losing the Zoa's, but I have heard about the poison the Zoa's contain and how they can make a human very sick if not kill them. Now, if/when my puffer starts to nip at the Zoa's, is it going to cause any harm to him? Or my other fish from anything the Zoa may release?

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Old 12-10-2013, 03:46 PM   #2
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They are poisonous to be ingested for fish although I don't know if the puffer would eat them or if he would be put off by natural instinct
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