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  1. Fish
    Hello everyone, I've had my DP for over a year now with no real issues, but several months ago I noticed a small growth of sorts under its mouth that recently has become alarmingly large. I have no idea what it could be. I've tried treating it with Prazipro and eSHa 2000, thinking it might be...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Just found a few baby shrimps in my canister after cleaning it for the first time in a while (first ever babies!). I fished them out of the dirty water before pouring it away; I only got 4 shrimps but I suppose that is better than none! I hadn't fitted a prefilter so that's why they ended up in...
  3. Photography
    Wanted to share this picture of my Dwarf Puffers all following each other Hope you enjoy :)
  4. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I recently set up a CO2 system for my tank, measuring the levels using a drop checker and pH test. Apparently a 7.0 pH will mean I have 30ppm CO2. KH is 10-11 The trouble is that whenever I seem to get near that 7.0 pH the puffers seem like the CO2 has taken a toll on them. Maybe it is a...
  5. Fish
    Went to pick up dog food at the local pet store and walked out with a bagful of plants and 3 fat dwarf puffers. Wasn't planned, but they had around 15 in a tank with 20 other fish so I decided to rescue a few as I already had an empty puffer tank. Also the healthiest puffers I've seen in a...
  6. Fish
    Hi all, I’ve got a new tank set up for dwarf puffers. It’s a heavily planted 35-40 litre tank with very good filtration. Fully cycled and ready to go. Just wondering if a m/f pair or even a trio is better than a single puffer?
  7. Fish
    Hi! I currently have a 15 gallon tank with 15-20ish cherry shrimp, 4 oto’s, 8 chilli raspbora and a growing pond snail problem. I also just bought a 6 gallon tank as I wanted to set up a small tank for a single dwarf puffer. The issue is that I have also recently seen some Scarlet Badis at...
  8. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a heavily planted 30L tank with Eheim Ecco Pro 130 (2232). How many dwarf puffers could I keep in there? Some people have said 5, others say only 1. I was thinking maybe 3 or 4 since it is heavily planted which will diffuse aggression. I will be doing 50% water changes also. Thanks!
  9. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Good evening everybody! I wanted to get some peoples opinions on some additional self-sustaining food sources for my puffer tank. I currently have amassed a small colony of: Malaysian Trumpet Snails and also recently introduced Pond Snails and some Ramshorns as well (though I have a feeling...
  10. Fish
    I'm getting a 29 gallon today and I need advice on stocking! I know I want dwarf puffers (pea puffers?) and Kuhli Loaches. I was also thinking about having some shrimp and/or snails. Does anyone have any advice on these? Thank you!
  11. WTB/RAOK
    Looking to buy several Dwarf Puffers (Carinotetraodon travancoricus). Would prefer 5 or 6 tank-raised puffers over wild-caught but will make an exception since these guys seem to be out-of-stock every where else.
  12. Fish
    Hi everyone! I want to share some successful results of an experiment I've done with Biter, my pea puffer. She is a super aggressive little tyke, and she will eat anything that moves in her tank. Annoyingly, if there's any algae in her tank, there isn't anything that can eat it and escape her...
  13. Planted Nano Tanks
    Would one dwarf puffer and one orange dwarf crayfish have a good chance of coexisting in a 4g well planted tank. I figure if the puffer does get aggressive, a crayfish could take it better than a shrimp. But I don't want the crayfish snatching the puffer. Do the orange crays tend to be...
  14. Fish
    When feeding the dwarf puffer today I noticed his markings seemed off. Upon closer inspection I noticed physical bumps all over his body! He still have an appetite and ate veraciously... he's in a 12g long with cherry shrimp and otos, tanks has been set up with fish and planted (running) for...
  15. Fish
    So I have a few options. 1 in a 8 gallon 3 in a 10 gallon I've heard that many owners have deaths in the first few weeks. I'm paranoid if I get 1 it might not make it, and then I'm not sure when I can get more as I'm driving 2 hours to get them. What would you guys get? 3 in case and hope at...
  16. Fish
    I'm setting up a heavily planted rimless dwarf puffer tank. It's a 10 gallon and I'm hoping on about 2-3 puffers. Will I need a lid? I've read conflicting information on if they're jumpers or not. Thank you any comments, any other tips would be appreciated and if you have a dwarf puffer tank...
  17. Tank Journals
    So, I've finally decided to try a med-high tech setup after about a year of only low tech. A couple days ago a friend gave me a 10 gallon with three dwarf puffers.There are two males and a female. Equipment: Malfunctioning Tetra heater Crappy led light Whisper filter The heater keeps...
  18. Fish
    My office tank(10G), has become overrun with snails. I have a dwarf puffer keeping the numbers of snails down in my home tank (29G). I have hesitated adding a dwarf puffer to the office tank, as I feared that the DP would hunt down the Chili Rasboras. Anyone with experience with nano fish and...
  19. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I'm possibly getting some dwarf puffers soon and already have a decent colony of pond snails going in my no-tech driftwood soaking bin, and so far they like to stay below the water line so I have no lid on the bin they're in. Are there other non finicky snails that will breed in a fresh water...
  20. Kentucky
    **GONE** I have two pea puffers that need re-homed, but I'm uncomfortable shipping these guys. I'll be driving from Beaver Dam KY to Richmond KY area on the 6th and I'll be able to hit anywhere in between really, for anyone here in KY that wants them! PM me if you're at all interested...
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