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Old 07-25-2005, 07:41 PM   #1
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dwarf puffers

I saw the cutest little dwarf puffers at petsmart the other day and now i'm curious about them. I was thinking about getting one (or two) in the future. I was wondering what everyone thought of these fish. Also, what fish they get along with and what their requirements are.
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Old 07-25-2005, 07:46 PM   #2
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They are freshwater fish.. Most people think there cute! they like live foods mostly.. they rarely if ever eat flake food. Im not sure what informaiton your looking for. :P
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Old 07-25-2005, 07:59 PM   #3
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I was just wondering if they liked to be alone or in groups. If they're community fish and what other types of fish they get along with. What they eat and what kind of habitat they like.
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Old 07-25-2005, 09:10 PM   #4
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I personally would get a small 10gal set up specifically for dwarf puffers
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Old 07-25-2005, 09:40 PM   #5
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They are best suited to a species tank only. You could put 3 in a 10 gallon tank. Here is a website dedicated to keeping dwarf puffers.

http://www.dwarfpuffers.com/
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check this out too.
www.thepufferlist.com
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Yeah, they're relatively easy to keep as long as you keep some small snails in their tank to keep their teeth in check. I'd also suggest a species only tank for about 3 of them.
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Old 07-26-2005, 01:23 PM   #8
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i love the dwarf puffers i'm thinking of getting another 10 gallon (yes, MTS is definetly starting to settle in) and making it heavily planted with some dwarf puffers, but thats in process of doing...i just have to move things around in the living room
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they are pretty hard to feed I had 3 in a 10g and the only thing they ate was bloodworms so they got have a cube of bloodworms oor brine shrimp every other day and there littlee bellies were stuffed.
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mine are picky too but they dont eat frozen bloodworms like others. i feed them live black worms, cut up live night crawlers, and live/frozen brine. they are the cutest fish i have ever seen
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Old 07-27-2005, 01:21 PM   #11
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Cool. Thanks for the advice. I fell in love with them and I must have!
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