Animal Stories - People Talking About Puffers - Boxfish - Porcupinefish


Animal-World info on False-eye Puffer
Animal Story on False-eye Puffer
List Animal Stories on False-eye Puffer
More info at Animal-World
nosphantom - 2009-12-13
I have a Blue Spotted Toby, he always waits untill after all the other fish have eaten then he takes what's left or the meal. He is very reclusive and does not seem to like coming out when the tank light is on during the day, but loves to come out from the rocks at dusk and dawn, by far the most docile fish in my tank.

Reply
Animal-World info on Cowfish
Animal Story on Cowfish
List Animal Stories on Cowfish
More info at Animal-World
Jaimie - 2009-10-04
Hi everyone, had a cowfish about 2 years now. Was less than an inch when I got him, now just over eight. Eats like a horse. Predictably my six year old daughter named him moo..... Anyway, he eats from my hands, let's me pet him, follows me round the room, great! On the negative side, squirts me if I dont feed him and squirts while I'm out, leaving streaks on the tank and puddles on the floor. Worst of all, on at least 3 occasions when cleaning, dropped my gaurd and he decided I was food! In less than a second has managed to shred enough skin off my wrist, finger, and arm to draw blood. Shouldn't bite the hand that feeds you! Try telling him that...

Reply
Animal-World info on Porcupine Puffer
Animal Story on Porcupine Puffer
List Animal Stories on Porcupine Puffer
More info at Animal-World
heff - 2009-09-05
I have a porcupine puffer and his name is mister puff. He's a very cool fish and always begs me for his food. The only problem is that when I'm a little late to feed him, he eats all the small fish in my tank (clownfish, damselfish, anything small etc..) So if you like small fish don't get this fish, because you will be very sad when you get home.

Reply
Animal-World info on Cowfish
Animal Story on Cowfish
List Animal Stories on Cowfish
More info at Animal-World
vicky - 2009-07-31
We also have a cowfish called Charlie - only had him for a few months but already he's the main attraction in the tank! He eats out of your hand and if you go into the other room, he squeezes into one corner of the tank so he can actually still see you - we end up back in the other room to keep him company! Saw the comment about petting him - hmmm I'll have to give that a try! It's like having a 'puppy in a tank'. His latest trick is to annoy my boxer shrimp by swimming up to him really close... the shrimp then runs at him - he races off all excited then goes back and does it again!

Reply
Animal-World info on Porcupine Puffer
Animal Story on Porcupine Puffer
List Animal Stories on Porcupine Puffer
More info at Animal-World
Robert - 2009-07-17
I have had my porcupine puffer for 3 months now and I love this fish. They are so much fun to watch, their personalities are fun. When he is hungry he will splash and follow you in the tank till you give him what he wants. I don't see him as an aggressive fish since he is fine with our sting ray, believe it or not they swill laps together.

Reply
Animal-World info on Cowfish
Animal Story on Cowfish
List Animal Stories on Cowfish
More info at Animal-World
Fernanda - 2009-06-17
Cowfishes are by far the coolest fish ever! We have one named helicopter that's been with us for 4 months, but already he has expressed himself to us. I've never seen a fish that actually has a personality. He is so brave and one can actually pet him. Yes he is great and does love to eat. He has parasites though, and doesn't let the cleaner wrasse or cleaner shrimp clean him. What should I do?

Reply
Animal-World info on Porcupine Puffer
Animal Story on Porcupine Puffer
List Animal Stories on Porcupine Puffer
More info at Animal-World
lego man - 2009-06-11
I love the porcupine fish because it is as cute as a puppy. I hope to have one in my tank. I think that my tank is just nice for him, in my tank I have a clownfish and a red tail file fish. I wish that my wish will come true.

Reply
Heather - 2009-01-29
Porcupine fish are cool. I have none but my teacher forced me to learn about them. My teacher is watching over us like a hawk and a fish.

Reply
huffnpuffer - 2008-12-11
I have a porcupine puffer and he loves to eat frozen clam strips. Try it, he may like it. good luck.

Reply
noah - 2008-10-18
I bought a porcupine puffer one day ago. I tried feeding him krilland formula 2, he justs ignores the food. Should I try feeding him by hand or another way.

Reply

About Animal-World

Animal-World offers animal pictures, videos, and animal information on all different types of pets and animals. Included are animals that are commonly kept as pets, exotic pets and wild animals. Check us out for information, education, and fun. We strive to aid in responsible pet ownership and an understanding of the importance of preserving and honoring our world and its inhabitants. Animal-World members and contributors are from all over the world. You too are invited to be an active participant in this community. Post your own personal pet stories, contribute pictures of your pets, and join the forums for pet and animal discussions.

Visit Animal-World