Dj Orion

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Suffolk 11772
Never kept 2 porcupines together. I have kept multiple different species of puffers in the same tank with success. I think it matters more when you start to mix dogface puffers and pufferes with a similar body type.

Google search says that you can mix these guys..

http://www.aquacon.com/Pufferfish_saltwaterfish.html

but they are extremely messy as you prob allready know, and a recipe for phosphates.
 

Jasonanatal

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Off the farm...
I have personally kept a Porcupine Puffer, Stars and Stripes Puffer, African Starry Puffer, and a Dogface Puffer succesfully in a 125 gallon Fish Only Aquarium with Live Rock when I first got into the hobby. But I always pushed the limits when I first got into the hobby.
 

Bikinisalt

Always Overfeeding
I have also personally kept a Porcupine Puffer, Stars and Stripes Puffer, and a Dogface Puffer succesfully in a 120 gallon FOWLR tank and like Jason said pushed the limits when I first got into the hobby, but still pushing...
 

Dj Orion

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Suffolk 11772
Right now I have a Black Dog Face and a white Dog Face puffer together in a 180. They get along great, but when feeding time arrives, the black one nips at the white (he's a hog, lol) chasing it away.

I had a dogface, stars and stripes and porcupine in the same tank, and the stars and stripes at feeding time almost killed my porcupine on 2 seperate occasions. Once he almost completely tore off his eye, and another time, he bit off half of his lip. I no longer have that stars and stripes and my porcupine made a full recovery and is living happily in my tank today.

I think they all can live together for the most part, its just when you feed them, they get so aggressive they will attack whoever is in their way (usually another puffer)
 

Dj Orion

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Suffolk 11772
Poor puffer! Did he loose his eye?

actually no, we couldnt believe it. what a scene that was, my gf was crying, i was dumping epsom salt in the tank... the pffer made a full recovery (how we still dont know) the only thing noticable is that he only has half a lip.
 

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