JavaScript is disabled. Origin: Southeast Asia, Borneo These puffers will only grow to about half the size of a GSP, thus they need only half the space. but don't cut the time short. You must log in or register to reply here. This summer I am going to prepare my fish tank (I am actually starting now) for 6 discus. i knew what he ment, so i didn't buy it. - Duration: 0:44.

Have you decided what you're going to do? some sites will say that some puffers can mix with others, but in the end your going to have a fat litle puffer and a masacar in your tank! After my tank is ready, I am going to get rid of my biological maintainer as I like to call him (. No, you do not replace the fishwater to the tank. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. i would see if they can even go together there is less agressive puffers that may be able to and figure 8s are brackish i would order freshwater ones. I've even heard of a. I'm a little confused about your current stock. It has greenish yellow patterns and spots on their backside that vary from specimen to specimen. Aquarist Experience Level: Intermediate. If your aquarium info is correct, and you already have the discus, then you have no room for more fish. Max. Contests including the Tank of the Month,

Fish of the Month, Pet of the Month and more! Figure Eight Puffers are a long lived, active species that need plenty of room for swimming when they are not hiding. Puffers are meant for SPECIES TANKS ONLY! Yes. i think it's better to have them alone in a tank... they are extreme aggressive. I have decided that I am either going to get a couple figure 8 puffers or a couple convict cichlids.

the selection is quite limited. firstly, if you want a puffer your going to have to keep it on it's own basically.

To enable Verizon Media and our partners to process your personal data select 'Godtatt', or select 'Administrer innstillinger' for more information and to manage your choices, including objecting to partners processing your personal data for their own legitimate interests. Introduce to a fully cycled aquarium, and maintain and a low-to-medium salinity. My discus types I am getting are... thanks for everyones help. No, that combination will not work. informasjon om enheten din og Internett-tilkoblingen, blant annet IP-adressen, surfe- og s√łkeaktivitet ved bruk av Verizon Medias nettsteder og apper. Get answers by asking now. Enjoy! If you really will insist on putting other fish in with them, I suggest you get 3 South American Puffers, 1 bristlenose plec and try to find some freshwater bumblebee gobies (around 5). Some puffers can be trained to take other foods, such as flake food or pellets, but it should not be their primary diet. i think it shud b one puffer on his own or no puffer at all. only the orange chromide is a true brackish cichlid, i'm sure i read a post recently about kribs doing ok in light brackish water too. I have never kept these species of puffer but i have worked with them and when we had them at where i worked they were in a tank of their own. Most Figure Eight Puffers are relatively peaceful compared to other puffer fish. I had one, it was so cute I named it Kermit... but it was without a doubt the meanest little #%$& ever. Absolutely not. and any other website that may be affiliated with the Amazon Service LLC Associates Program. Puff Daddy Reef 4,753 views. Also i read in one place that they should be kept as a small shoal if in a community tank and somewhere else that they should be kept alone, any advice would be appreciated! so, can i have some info on figure 8 puffers? Although the Figure Eight Puffer is most often found in freshwater, they also frequent brackish waters in coastal areas. Care Level: Moderate You will actually have to get a bigger tank in the near future. Regarding a Figure 8 puffer poisoning tank water - I've never heard of it personally although it's said that there are certain loosely related species - like marine cowfish - that are capable of that. Cichlids. Tags: Eye Spot Puffer, Figure Eight Puffer, Figure Eight Puffer (Tetraodon biocellatus), tropical fish keeping, Figure Eight Puffer (Tetraodon biocellatus).

- November 2020 Tank of the Month (31 gallons and larger), Tank of the Month, We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. while i encountered some of those when i was contemplating my own brackish setup, the information i could find was rather conflicting. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. You just top the tank up when you're done. Color Form: Green, Tan, White, Yellow Also thinking about a small tank for snail breeding as it seems to be important for the puffers diet/beaks.. These puffers are best kept in a densely planted tank with lots of twisted driftwood roots for cover, and a sandy substrate. Messages 110 Reaction score 1 Location Sanger Texas Experience 2 years Will 5-6 discus get along with one figure eight puffer!

still dont think i'd mix them with figure 8's though... think in your situation i'd go with some of the gobies suggested by pufferpunk. Diet: Molluscivore

my concern would be that while those species are found in brackish waters, they may not be perfectly adapted to them and might suffer if restricted to a long-term brackish environment.

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