baby porcupine puffer,yes or no?

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  1. duanead

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    Hi guys so my tank is up and running for about 3months I've got a desjardini sailfin,2percula clowns and 1 bicolor blennie+2hermits and few snails.

    So I went to the pet shop at Brightwater and they have a baby porcupine puffer,my question is will he be a threat to my fish and if I start with softies ???because he would be a nice addition,and the shop owner have a big one in display tank with few clowns and tangs,

    Any advise please
     
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  3. prinesh

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    He'll chow CUC like ur snails and crabs and when he gets bigger hell probly eat some of your smaller fish
     
  4. Achilles

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    These puffers are more sensitive than other puffers like the dogface, they eat many types of corals and inverts, need special care and are very prone to white spot. If it is small it won't attack other fish but as it grows it can become a bit more dangerous to slow small fish.
     
  5. Tremayn

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    but you forgot to mention something important... it has a smile! :p

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  6. Tremayn

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    as the guys said, it will eat the inverts
    om nom nom
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    Cute bugger.
     
  8. jacoc

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    So is that where they got ET'S face from...lol...Cute..back to the question...personally I will not put a puffer or box in a new system with other tank mates...if you can keep a regal for a year or more then give these fish a go..They are extremely nice and interisting to keep but like already mentioned by Achilles very sensitive...
     
  9. duanead

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    Ah thanks a lot guys,appreciate the advise
     
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