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Post by Hero on April 10th 2009, 8:14 pm

Once i uprgrade my tank i plan on getting one of these Very Happy .
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Post by Sponge Bob on April 10th 2009, 8:40 pm

They look cool
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Post by Hero on April 10th 2009, 10:13 pm

I know and they only get 6-8 inches long.

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Post by Sponge Bob on April 11th 2009, 11:56 am

How many gallons?
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Post by Hero on April 11th 2009, 3:33 pm

I would go with about a 75-80 just for the boxfish. Hes going to be in my soon to be 100 gallon.

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Post by Sponge Bob on April 11th 2009, 7:27 pm

Cool
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Post by Hero on April 17th 2009, 2:13 pm

The only problem with them is that they are really expensive since they have to be shipped all the way from australia.

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Post by pufferguy on April 28th 2009, 9:17 pm

Cool! Another puffer fanatic! Gotta love those boxfish too.

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Post by Hero on August 21st 2009, 4:09 am

Ha yeah. They are all pretty amazing.

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Post by Hero on September 17th 2009, 6:27 pm

They have one right now in divers den. http://liveaquaria.com/diversden/ItemDisplay.cfm?c=2733+3&ddid=55485 Not exactly the color i'm looking for but nice nonetheless. It's only 300 dollars to Very Happy.

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Post by Brent on September 22nd 2009, 8:05 pm

Awesome! It looks like a great fish, of course, all puffers (and such) do. Very Happy
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Post by Hero on September 22nd 2009, 8:18 pm

True.

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Post by ~ocean on November 11th 2009, 7:52 pm

Alright... those cowfish are hard to manage... maybe you should start with something easier?

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Post by Hero on November 11th 2009, 8:53 pm

Nope. I am no beginner Wink. Besides. Its one of the few available temperate species of ostraciid and happens to be the most common out of them.

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Post by ~ocean on November 11th 2009, 10:19 pm

lol ^

Alright... feed small cut up frozen foods, some occasional pellet and vegies and the cowfish will be fine! Smile
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Post by Hero on November 11th 2009, 11:32 pm

I was thinking of live amphipods? As well as the other stuff you mentioned.

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Post by ~ocean on November 11th 2009, 11:44 pm

sure Smile

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Post by Hero on November 12th 2009, 1:02 am

Nice. I think i could culture them since they are from coldwaters Very Happy.

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Post by ~ocean on November 12th 2009, 5:59 pm

yeah... good luck with the cowfish!

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Post by Hero on November 12th 2009, 7:18 pm

Thanks. Now i just need money Laughing.

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Post by ~ocean on November 12th 2009, 7:38 pm

lol ^
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