Puffer Look Ok?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Fish and Invertebrates' started by sloughdog, Feb 8, 2018.

  1. sloughdog

    sloughdogWell Known MemberMember

    2F3FEC05-25CE-465D-97B1-E35C02FED380.jpeg71FEA32C-9BAA-47E2-9CDC-398491F962C9.jpeg I’ve had my puffer about 2 weeks now and have yet to really observe him eating. A few nibbles of bloodworm here and there along with some mysis shrimp. But he’s still a bit shy so I really haven’t seen him really eat. There are also snails of different sizes in the tank and I have not seen him eat those or any evidence (empty shells) that he’s eaten snails.
    He looks healthy and plump to me but wanted your opinions on him.
     

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  2. CanadianJoeh

    CanadianJoehWell Known MemberMember

    Very blurry pictures but he looks fine
     
  3. AntsRuleValued MemberMember

    Looks fine to me. What species of puffer? Try snails
     
  4. puffer boi

    puffer boiWell Known MemberMember

    looks like a pea puffer
     
  5. OP
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    sloughdog

    sloughdogWell Known MemberMember

    Yep pea puffer.

    Lots of snails in the tank of various sizes. Some as small as a ball point pen tip to 1/4 - 1/2”. He does seem to nip at stuff in the Java moss and on the driftwood.
     




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