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  1. Reef Fish
    I have recently had a few problems with my tank with a high Nitrate spike which I have now sorted but this led to most of my fish getting ICH. My Porcupine Puffer wasn't really interested in eating while he was infected but now when he tries to eat the muscles I give him, he breaks the food up...
  2. General Reef Discussion
    I have recently had a few problems with my tank with a high Nitrate spike which I have now sorted but this led to most of my fish getting ICH. My Porcupine Puffer wasn't really interested in eating while he was infected but now when he tries to eat the muscles I give him, he breaks the food up...
  3. Pests, Hitchhikers, and Diseases
    I think my little Porc might have mild Marine Ich and I wanted to inquire about options I have to treat (or not). My tank is a 40 gallon tank with the following filtration : (all of these are Amazon links, I don't have 5 posts yet so I can't post direct links)...
  4. General Reef Discussion
    Okay I'll confess, I am addicted to fish keeping. I have three fresh water fish tanks, one of which is a 350ltr Discuss tank, and I have a 200ltr reef tank. The reef tank takes a fair bit of work, as I have a scooter dragonet I need to grow food for, and a whole load of corals. However, my...
  5. General Reef Discussion
    Hello I have a 165 gallon tank with live rock and live sand, I have two blue chromis, two clown fish and a porcupine puffer. I was wondering what other fish would be good with these thanks :):dance:
  6. General Reef Discussion
    Any one have an estimate on how old a 3 inch porcupine puffer is? weeks, months, how many? N also how much should u feed daily. A cube of food twice a day? Depending on what u r feeding. im hearing a lot of what 2 feed but not specifically how much. Or how many snails at a time. Anything....
  7. TCMAS
    Ending the Hobby Have 125 FOWLR, custom base with triple tube overflow, lid and lights for sale. 400/bo Will have live rock, sand, protien skimmer, 40g breeder as refusium and 35g holding tank, Iwaki pump, odds and ends for sale once fish are gone.
  8. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    What is safe to feed my newest addition? He's around 8inches long... Would table shrimp be safe?
  9. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I have a porcupine puffer and i was wondering if he would fight with a blue spotted puffer or a white belly toby. my puffer is about 6 inches at the moment and never bothers any of my other fish. not even my starfish or shrimp! (although he did munch on a couple of my hermits but quickly got...
  10. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Well need some more help! I purchased a porcupine puffer on Saturday. He is about 2" maybe 2.5" long. At the LFS he ate krill no problem, woke up from sleeping in fact (the just opened and turned on the tank lights) got him home put him in QT... Within a couple hours I dropped in some frozen...
  11. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    I have a baby Porcupine Puffer, Looking to get a bigger tank for him , the one I have is way to small . What I want to do Is house him with a Dwarf LionFish and a Snowflake Eel ,Will A 150 gallon cut it ! Whats my minimum size for this treo! Looking to get the tank within a month or so ! So I...
  12. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    Ive recently got a Porcupine Puffer in my 30g FOWLR . ( I know he needs a bigger tank) . He is only eating live shrimp at the moment . I have tried hermit crabs with no luck , and frozen shrimp and clams , He just lets them sit there ! Any ideas on getting him a better diet ! Ive done a lot of...
  13. General Reef Discussion
    Keeping a 2 inch Porcupine puffer in a 55 gallon tank until it out grows it? can it be done? if i have an upgrade in a couple years.
  14. General Reef Discussion
    Ok so my Porcupine puffer wont eat... ive tried free floating food ive tried clipping in on the side of the tank ive tried hand feeding it lol. he comes up to it every time and turns away... so whats the best thing to feed them also ? ive tried brine shrimp and krill so far recommended to me by...
  15. General Reef Discussion
    my porcupine puffer is acting sick. the porcupine and sharpnose puffer were in a 10 gallon tank then were moved to a 30 gallon tank on wend. they have been fine ever since. at noon today the porcupine was fine, then when i came home from work at 5 she looked very stressed. she was breathing hard...
  16. General Reef Discussion
    Hello all, We have a 450g reef and are currently filling up a 360g predator tank to move the animals out of a 150. They both feed into a 300g sump/fuge/skimmer tub. We're running two Euro-Reef RS-250 skimmers. Nitrates creep up to 20 sometimes but a 150g water change takes care of that...
  17. General Reef Discussion
    Ok everyone ? right well Ive had a fish only system for a little over a year now. Everything is ticking along just fine. However there is alot of very small hair kind of algae on most rocks completly the opposite in my reef tank which had been running much longer and I use RO water from one...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    I have been getting conflickting information about adding a trigger to a reef tank. I have heard they are not reef safe. I have also heard that they are coral save but not invert save. Any thoughts?
  19. Reef Fish
    ... that you have ever given a fish of yours? Cmon, you know a lot of us do it - we think of stupid names like Nemo for our clown. Here I'd love to see people list the kind of fish, and their given name (plus any relevant story as to how the said fish acquired the name). In college I had a...
  20. Non Coral Dominated Systems
    My wife and I are putting together a wish list for our new 100 gallon TruVu aquarium. We have put together the following list of possibly compatible species from looking at compatibility charts and going to practically every aquarium shop in the greater Sacramento area: 1) Lionfish (couple...
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