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Old 06-16-2013, 12:00 AM   #1
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Green puffer fish?

I want a 3 gallon with a green puffer fish what are their needs?
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:31 AM   #2
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Do you mean 30 gallons? They really need like 40g and eventually need full marine setups.

http://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums...le-174144.html

There's a dwarf puffer that can be housed in nano tanks, but preferably you'd want at least a 5 gal or so as they're very messy.
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:43 AM   #3
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Yeah, you would want the dwarf puffer..and they really do need a 5 gallon tank to themselves. 3 could prolly work still depending on filtration and stuff. There is a ton of.info about them on the forums..so just search them.
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Oh geez sorry about that I meant dwarf puffer sorry
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Old 06-16-2013, 03:34 AM   #5
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Like azmodan said, dwarf puffers need at least a 5 gallon tank. they do best alone and are freshwater. Feed them brine shrimp or blood worms.
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Oh wow they are not even brackish?
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Old 06-16-2013, 01:41 PM   #7
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No many pet stores sell dwarf puffers as brackish water. Green spotted puffers however are brackish water
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Ok so 5 gallons for the dwarf can I put shrimp or snails like apple snails with him ?
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He'll try to eat the shrimp and harm the snail so no.
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He'll try to eat the shrimp and harm the snail so no.
It can be the only thing in the tank. Species only.
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You could try to add otos if the puffers aren't overly aggressive
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