Retrieved from " https: I open them for him and he eats away. This species is found in tropical waters from the Indian Ocean to the central islands of the Pacific Ocean , roughly equalling the Indo-Pacific , except the Red Sea. Views Read Edit View history. Buck Sexton , May 9, Draft saved Draft deleted.
Also known as Black-spotted Pufferfish, the Dog-faced Pufferfish got its name from its short, dog-like snout. When stressed or threatened, it uses.
Buck Sexton , May 9, Blackspotted puffer Typical form above, yellow below Scientific classification Kingdom: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Not that exact tank - that will end up a QT only. Well, he took a nice fingernail sized piece out of my arm.
They're very smart fish. Share This Page Tweet. Here is a good article on feeding puffers
Dog face puffer fish
No, create an account now. I just double checked the list Heliarc19 is correct copper is a 4 for puffers looks like CP or TTM would be a better option. Find More Posts by spockthepuffer. Chitown tom , May 9,
Got some good pics. Frozen food isn't good for their insides, think about how we feel when we drink something like a slushie and get a brainfreeze, same thing will happen with fish. Arothron Fish of Palau Fish described in Poisonous fish.
JaimeAdams , May 9, And the concern for your puffer's teeth, don't worry too much.
The dogface puffer (Arothron nigropunctatus), also known by the name blackspot puffer, can present a number of challenges to the home aquarist.
Share This Page Tweet. No, dog faced puffer wouldn't be able to keep the puffer in a 10 gallon for any meaningful length of time past QT. Humblefish and Mini Coop like this.
This page was last edited on 25 June , at Green star polyps were the only thing he didn't touch. Wikispecies has information related to Arothron nigropunctatus.
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Marine Fish Puffers. Arothron Dog Face Puffer (Arothron nigropunctatus) Item: Arothron Dog Face Puffer. Due to variations within species, your item may not look.
May 4, Messages: Sell it on FB when it is better. Find More Posts by ryanpal. Feb 26, Messages: I cannot spend a ton of money right now, but I already have an entire 10 gallon tank set up that I can use. Once you get him healed, try to find him a new home! Its snout is short with two pairs of nostrils and its mouth is terminal with four strong teeth.
Dog face puffer AKA "Fat Elvis" gets his teeth trimmed
I just double checked the list Heliarc19 is correct copper is a 4 for puffers looks like CP or TTM would be a better option. Your name or email address: I would wait for the experts to confirm but I would do a freshwater dip for 5 minutes if its bad and then go in copper. Find More Posts by ledford1.
I know that couldn't be his permanent home, but I don't think that I can have him in my main tank with the other fish that I have, so I could come up with something else. I'm pretty sure he has Ich. Humblefish , May 9, Just keep an eye on the teeth to be sure though, and if they seem to be getting too large, then you may need to take more serious action. I have copper at home, along with the three main antibiotics. They are nocturnal, so if you are feeding with the lights on, chances are, the puffer didn't see where the food was dropped.