Puffer fish

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    what do you guys think of a blue spot puffer
    fish.
    are they not great to have in a reef tanks?
     
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    I would say, with caution. They can eat your inverts, they have a beak-type jaw, made for guess what ? Crushing hard things. I thing I have heard they have toxic skin.
     
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    why do all the weirdly beautiful fish have to have bloody toxic skin :)

    its a shame
     
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    They are better in Fish only tanks really, they will eat your inverts and may take a swipe at some of your soft corals.
     
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    wouldn't want that
     
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    The beauty is a warning in nature, think of the red, blue and lumo green tree frogs.
     
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    Never, 100 gallons minium and this size tank would mean you would eventually have to relocate it when it got to adult size.

    What's with the Dwarf angel link ?
     
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    thought so. my bad ;)
     
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    what would you put in a 32 gal tank. if you had a
    midus blenny, 2 true perkes, african pygmy.
    just trying to see what is the coolest fish i could get to complement the already cool fish i have.
     
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    Loads of gobies will do well - Clown, Yellow watchman, red stripe

    All the firefish and maybe a jawfish
     

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