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Ben & I got these little guys last night.. they are so cute!!!
They are already eating baby cray and trying to eat live black worm.. lol

Haven't thought of names yet... :p




Dinner..





 

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Are they figure 8 puffers?
very cute...
 

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They are oscellated puffers, I was looking them up on the puffer forum, and they look different, I'm not sure if it is because they are babies or not.. so I've asked some of the experts over there for a positive ID :)
 

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babez..they are Ocellated Puffers or Emerald Puffers.. Tetraodon Cutcutia as per Granty..
 

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The target species all look very similar.. so it doesn't hurt to double check butthead! :p lol
 

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yes there is..but those are baby cray's from the batch that they just had. I got tons & they love them.
 

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Cool puffers! Makes me want some, keep the photos coming.
 

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They look like they've settled in quickly. Very nice :) I also love seeing shots of your puffer collection since I'll never have one of my own.
 

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You should get one one day Shelley.. they're awesome fish!!
& For some species you only need a 20-30 gallon tank.. so not too hard to maintain :)
 

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The problem with people like Shelley (and I) is that we like to have many different types of fish in our tanks. And that doesn't generally work with puffers. :p Or does it?

That's the beauty of being on BCA, is that you can enjoy more species than you can comfortably keep in your home by viewing the tanks of other keepers.
 

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The problem with people like Shelley (and I) is that we like to have many different types of fish in our tanks. And that doesn't generally work with puffers. :p Or does it?

That's the beauty of being on BCA, is that you can enjoy more species than you can comfortably keep in your home by viewing the tanks of other keepers.
BINGO!!! There's NO WAY I'd be able to devote a tank to just one fish. As soon as I read 20-30 gallon tank in your message, my mind automatically went to "that's 20 small fish, maybe 10 mid-size"!!!! I can't help it - that's how my brain works (or doesn't as the case may be ;))
 

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well it all depends on which kind of puffer your after. you would think that my Mbu would be an aggressive fish, but he is not. Where as the Fahaka or Congo , you cant even put your hands in there to long.
 
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