11-01-2012, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Cehszar
Well. Walmart sell them under the name of Spotted puffers, and the pattern on the spots looks alot like the GSP, but when I saw the eyes I started to doubt because one of the different names of the DP is "Blue-eyed puffer", although to be honest I don't know if the GSP shows the same color in the eyes when the light hits the eyes from the top. For now they are in freshwater (1 week) and seems they are doing well, only one of them started to attack to the Gouramies and the Barbs, now He/She is swimming alone in the 5g tank.
Green spotted puffers do have that blue in their eyes. These are aggressive fish, and in groups especially will be more aggressive. You need to consider having a large tank for these puffers, as time goes on, and also need to go brackish. You may want to join anotehr site call The Puffer forum to learn as much as you can. There aren't many people on this site who keep GSP's.