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Spotted Green Puffer
The Spotted Green Puffer is a very popular attraction and the most commonly available freshwater puffer fish!
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I currently have two green spotted puffers ( Mr and Mrs puffpuff)and they are the best fish i have ever owned. The only problem is that they pick on my crayfish, but my crayfish is to big for them to hurt it. They are the best fish to watch, very picky on what they eat but as long as you feed them the proper diet they will be happy and healthy.
dont rely on regular fish flakes they will just starve to death. after a few puffers died i figured this out, i usually feed my puffers a diet of earthworms attached to a fish string. if the earthworm is not attached to a fish string the earthworm will bury itself in the bottom and die. so take care of your water, make sure you clean it religiously, and make sure they are fed correctly, and you;ll have a nice healthy puffer for years.
I love the the spots, i am going to purchuse the very soon. Theu are so cute, but their nipping isnt a good thing. Well yea, i love gupoies and humm, the Dragon Fish is my favorite. i love fish <3.
My Boyfriend and I just purchased a new fish tank, he is 21 and its his first tank! I really wanted a green puffer fish. i think they are so cute but i didnt know how they were until now. just wanted to thank you guys for your comments, NOW i know im gonna get one! Thanks again
I own a green puffer named Powder Puff and because he nipped at my bala shark's fins, I had to place him in a ten gallon with my brother's fighting fish. The next day I saw him just floating at the top and his fins weren't moving, I thought that he was dead, so I brought him out and placed him on the counter. Then I saw something like a heart beating, so I quickly put him into his original tank. For a moment he floated at the top of the tank upside down, I saw his eyes looking around and when he realized he was in HIS tank, he flipped himself over and started swimming around the tank like nothing happened. The whole time he was in the other tank, all he was doing was playing dead, I almost flushed him down the toilet!
i have two spotted green puffer fish, one very shy and one pleased to see you and always swimming up to the glass to see you.
I bought a cute little green spotted puffer today and was so happy to see that he was adapting so well to his new tank right away. Unfortunately, when I looked a little closer I noticed he wasnt playing with my beautiful long tailed fancy goldfish, he was destroying his once perfectly flowing tail. He is only about half of the size of the goldfish but that dosent seem to make any difference to him. Had to put him in his own bowl and I'm sorry to say, he must go back to the store tomorrow. Should have researched his personality before bringing him home. Impulse buy, he is so cute!!
I have 2 little greenspotted puffers and they happen to be my favorite in my tank. I have a 55 gallon tank with tetras, guppys, mollys, sharks, and loaches. They where the last fish i wanted to introduce to the tank. I havent seen any nippin from them. They are also about the size of the neons in my tank so they might not be agressive yet. I hope they dont get agressive. They are always the last to eat making sure the others are far away before aproching the worms. they are my favorite to watch in my tank.
Temperments very greatly with these guys! Most are very subdued and just plain happy go lucky. I have 2 of these guys in my 90 gallon with several other fish, all MILDLY agressive. When first introduced to the tank they nipped at the fins of my angel, but after approximately a week, they left her alone. Some don't stop and do need to be placed in their own tank, but most will do very well in a comunity tank as long as the tank has fish agressive enough to set these little guys straight. Other than that, they are a very cute, fun, friendly, smart, and entertaining fish to care for. I personally would put their temperment in a class similar to an oscar, but of course on a much smaller size scale. I suggest anyone that wants an easy to care for, fun to watch fish, get at least one of these cuties.
We have 2 Green Spotted Puffers, not only are they cute and entertaining, but they are smart. They swim to me and play when I watch them and they know that they get fed morning and night. so as soon as they see me walk by to go to the kitchen to get their food, they are waiting for me when I come back. Awesome fish, I really hope to be able to breed them.