Neon Puffer

Discussion in 'Reef Tanks' started by azonic, May 6, 2002.

  1. azonic

    azonic New Member

    I just bought a neon puffer for my tank....but I can't seem to find any information about him on the web...anyone know of any other names he has?
  2. azonic

    azonic New Member

  3. kev

    kev New Member

    No clue... sorry <img src="graemlins//confused.gif" border="0" alt="[confused]" />
  4. vanlerdarklight

    vanlerdarklight New Member

    Sorry never heard of one of those or seen one.
    but i have a question for ya Azonic how many pounds of sand did you use for the 4" bed i am in the process of setting up a 38 myself :D
  5. volitan

    volitan New Member

    Azonic, as far as I know puffers are not reef safe. This question might get better responses in the fish discussion forum. Good luck!
  6. azonic

    azonic New Member

    Volitan: I heard that as well, but I saw an identical puffer in a 90 gallon reef at the pet store and it's been there for several months and hasn't nipped at any corals.
    Umm...I used 60 pounds of caribsea aragonite for my sand bed. It is from 3.5" to 4.5". I dont have as much near the base of the live rock because i dont want crap getting stuck there.
  7. turbo21

    turbo21 New Member

    i have what is called a blue spotted puffer it might be the same thing everyone says they are not reef safe but we took the chance and i amglad we did he leaves everything in the tank alone except for the snails every once in a while he will nip at their shells but he leaves the coral starfish and the shrimp alone i guess it just comes down to the individual fish.

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