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mileshs95 10-04-2011 02:09 PM

puffer fish compatibility
 
can i put a juvenile spotted or figure eight puffer fish with a red tailed shark and gourami?

Boredomb 10-04-2011 02:38 PM

The figure 8 puffer is a brackish water fish so no on that one. Also when you say spotted. I am assuming you mean green spotted puffer? Also a brackish water fish.

Chevelle 10-05-2011 07:34 PM

In addition to the brackish thing, they are pretty territorial. They have no problem tearing off other fishes' fins. A slow moving gourami wouldn't be a good idea. The red tail shark might be OK, but the puffer might bite him too.


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