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    Default Fahaka Puffer...a BIG FW species


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    I just saw these for the first time...quite big! Very cool! Oh! If only I had the energy for another tank...lol...

    Tetraodon lineatus ...listed at the LFS as the Fahaka Puffer, it's also known as the Nile Puffer or Globe Fish

    http://www.pufferlist.com/puffer/lineatus_photo.htm

    Apparently they grow up to 18" and you need a min. of 125 g...
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    Mbu puffers can get 28+ inches.

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    Yes, I know...but they had the Fahaka at the LFS...so I actually saw them with my own eyes! Not just a pic. in a book...
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    How did you ever make it home without any?
    Go ahead - try to count my Bumblebee Gobies!

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    I want a darn puffer!!! grrrrrr
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    Well let's see now...I don't have a 125g tank (thank goodness) and I'm occupied with maintaining the 5 I do have...

    ...not to mention the SW tank is keeping me quite entertained...and I still have so much to learn...can't tell the corals apart yet (outside of the obvious ones)...


    I added up all my tank volumes today...I have at least 131 g in total...that's enough to look after!
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    A fahaka is the dream puffer I am going to have when my children move out and I have 2 bedrooms with nothing in them!!! They are definitely eye catching and very personable.
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    I have looked online at millions of different websites that sell fish, and none of them ship to where i am :( 2 of them can but there is a 1000 dollar minimum charge, and there is no guarantee they will arrive alive.
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    LOL...I luv it when parents can hardly wait to turn their kids' rooms into hobby rooms! I'm hoping my kids will live at home during University (or whatever initial training/schooling they choose) to save money...

    BUT...I've already infiltrated 'their' basement rec room with 3 of my tanks...

    Salman...why don't you talk nice to your LFS and see if they can't order some in for you?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rue
    LOL...I luv it when parents can hardly wait to turn their kids' rooms into hobby rooms! I'm hoping my kids will live at home during University (or whatever initial training/schooling they choose) to save money...

    BUT...I've already infiltrated 'their' basement rec room with 3 of my tanks...

    Salman...why don't you talk nice to your LFS and see if they can't order some in for you?
    I did. Well i tried, I asked them if they can order me 6 FW puffers.. They didn't even know what puffers were, so i explained it to them.. how they puff lol.. Then they figured out what i was talking about and they said there are only SW.
    Salman

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