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Old 06-19-2013, 11:07 PM   #21
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If your doing a species only tank I would go with figure 8. Tank. Spotted puffers should have full marine when adults. Figure 8s usually don't need full marine just brack, although some people say different. You could do a tank of 3 of the.
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:07 PM   #22
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Both species are also pretty aggressive
So I can only have one? An what's the salinity ratio?
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:14 PM   #23
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Figure 8s need a salinity of 1.005-1.008

Spotted puffers should start at 1.010-1.017 but should increase gradually throughout its life

They both should be fine in a species only tank
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:16 PM   #24
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Salinity of 1.005 sg is best for figure 8 puffers. I would stick with dwarf puffers since you can use freshwater and might be able to keep multiple specimens
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:19 PM   #25
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Salinity of 1.005 sg is best for figure 8 puffers. I would stick with dwarf puffers since you can use freshwater and might be able to keep multiple specimens
Don't they max out at 1" or something? I would like a bigger puffer the same lfs locally has some dwarfs and they teeny tiny little things
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Red eyed puffers are another FW option, although they are pretty rare. Also avocado puffers.
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Old 06-19-2013, 11:20 PM   #27
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Red eye and avocado puffers are freshwater but can be highly aggressive
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Dwarfs only get to about 1 inch, and can be very aggressive little buggers.
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Dwarfs are the easiest freshwater puffer to find t all the others are pretty hard to find. Figure 8s and spotters are pretty easy to find as we'll.
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Red eye and avocado puffers are freshwater but can be highly aggressive
Pics..?
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Not my fish. First one is the red eye second one is the avocado
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Not my fish. First one is the red eye second one is the avocado
Nice, does anyone have pics of a puffer they own?
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