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Old 08/28/2021, 07:19 AM   #1
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Mappa Puffer

How rare are these puffers and what is the going rate for one? Thank you!


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Old 08/28/2021, 07:21 AM   #2
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Not rare.. Harder to get now with pandemic..


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Old 08/28/2021, 07:47 AM   #3
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Thank you for the reply. I’m not finding any online with retailers and my LFS’s are telling me that they’re a rare fish in the aquarium trade and extremely hard to get. Just wanting to make sure I’m not being given false information.


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Old 08/28/2021, 09:42 AM   #4
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Thank you for the reply. Im not finding any online with retailers and my LFSs are telling me that theyre a rare fish in the aquarium trade and extremely hard to get. Just wanting to make sure Im not being given false information.

Nyaquatics.com did have one... I was going to pull the trigger but bought a Guineafowl puff instead.


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Old 08/29/2021, 06:45 AM   #5
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They aren't the easiest to get. I live in the Chicago burbs and bought one 2 months ago for $150 he was very small. I would say 150 to 300 for a Mappa, matters where you live. The Guineafowl are harder to get and go for more cash.


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Old 08/29/2021, 07:00 AM   #8
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Love these two guys.. Good luck guys with the puffers.... I have looked for mappas but only ones that I have seen come in small...


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Old 08/29/2021, 02:00 PM   #9
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They aren't the easiest to get. I live in the Chicago burbs and bought one 2 months ago for $150 he was very small. I would say 150 to 300 for a Mappa, matters where you live. The Guineafowl are harder to get and go for more cash.
That's what I've been quoted, so that seems like a fair price to pay. Thanks!


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Beautiful fish you have there!


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Old 08/29/2021, 02:05 PM   #11
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Beautiful fish you have there!

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Old 08/29/2021, 05:01 PM   #12
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I have a Goldie also. Got lucky and paid $300 for him.


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Old 08/31/2021, 09:38 AM   #13
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That’s a steal for a golden, cheapest I’ve seen was $599 for one.


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