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Old 10-02-2012, 11:13 AM   #1
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what to feed my yellow pufferfish?

I added this yellow puffer three days ago and he has nearly decimated all the pond snails n ramhorn snails. Except for a few bigger pond snails which he is too small to eat yet .

My question is now that there r no more snails in the tank, what should I feed this puffer with? He doesn't eat the regular flakes that my tetras eat...
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:27 AM   #2
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That's a dwarf puffer. Feed him blood worms or brine shrimp.
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:28 AM   #3
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Should I feed dead or live brine shrimp?
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:34 AM   #4
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You MUST keep a supply of snails for him to eat or else his beak with overgrow...which requires a very traumatic procedure Of clipping his beak if it gets to bad. I always fed mine feeder guppies and snails. The snails act as a file and keep his beak from over growing.
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Old 10-02-2012, 01:26 PM   #5
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Snails are not required for Dwarf Puffers.
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Ah I had figure 8 puffers I didn't notice these were dwarf! Lol my bad
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Old 10-02-2012, 08:59 PM   #7
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You can feed dead or live food. Snails aren't necessary. I really like feeding blackworms .
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Old 10-02-2012, 09:16 PM   #8
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I love these little fellas but they are not community fish :/ atleast not from me and my buddies experience!
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