September 2021

Red-Tailed Red-Eye Puffer (Carinotetraodon Irrubesco) Tank Mates

The Carinotetraodon Irrubesco or Red-Tailed Red-Eye Puffer is a moderately aggressive species of fish, but most of that aggression is towards its own kind. I have had great success keeping a single Red-Tailed Red Eye Puffer with fast swimming tank mates such as Danios, Rasboras, and Guppies. Pufferfish are fast becoming one of the most popular fish …

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How Fast Do Fahaka Puffers Grow? (Finally answered)

Fahaka Puffers will grow at a rate of approximately 1” (2.5cm) per month for their first year, then about another 6” (15cm) in their second year. Fahaka Puffers usually reach full adult size by the end of their second year. Freshwater pufferfish are rapidly becoming one of the most popular types of fish in the …

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What Do Fahaka Puffers Eat? (Our expert gives you the answer)

Fahaka Puffers are molluscivora in the wild. Their natural diet consists of snails, crabs, mussels, and clams. In captivity, Fahaka Puffers eat snails, worms, crabs, and other shellfish. It is essential Fahaka Puffers eat shelled food on a regular basis in order to trim and maintain their sharp teeth. Fahaka Puffer’s teeth grow continuously throughout …

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