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KorrepZ
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Obi the Valentini

Postby KorrepZ » Sat Apr 03, 2010 12:41 pm

Meet my fifth little pufferbuddy..... Obi the Valentini!

Currently swimming around in my 16 gallons nano reef tank 8) He's just over an inch and so adorable! By the time he will reach adult size my brackish tank will have reached marine and he will move over.
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby Pufferpunk » Sat Apr 03, 2010 1:37 pm

What a chubber! Bet he likes all those swim-throughs!
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby J-P » Sat Apr 03, 2010 6:19 pm

that is cool!
if you follow me, you avoid stepping in the crap that I just did...

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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby MrHumphries » Sat Apr 03, 2010 8:14 pm

I saw one of these in person the Other day at my LFS, their are so friendly and very very pretty, I went the next day and it was gone, must have been a special order. :)

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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby KorrepZ » Sun Apr 04, 2010 12:51 pm

Master Yoda the Fahaka and Manny the Mantis Shrimp! - R.I.P R2 & 3PO (F8), Luke (dwarf), Snips (Ceylon) and Obi 1-3 (Valentini)

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KorrepZ
Green Spotted Puffer
Posts: 289
Joined: Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:35 am
Gender: Male
My Puffers: .
1 Fahaka
1 Ceylon
1 Valentini
1 Dwarf
1 Mantis Shrimp
R.I.P. 2 F8's
Location (country): Holland
Location: Holland
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby KorrepZ » Fri May 07, 2010 9:45 am

I unfortunally have to tell you guys that after just under a month little cute Obi has passed away. Last week I found him on my kitchen floor all dried up :( Since the tank is partially open at the top due to the hang-in pump system (see pic) I assume he either jumped out or was fished out by one of my cats. It was a very sad moment and I feel a bit guilty that i thought the small opening would not cause any problems.

Even tho i felt guilty I went and bought a new one the same day. The LFS still had another one that was there already when I bought Obi only he was a bit bigger so I choose the smaller one as it would give me more time before he grows out the tank. I have build a little cover to put over the gap, it's not pretty as it is messing up the nice all glass setup but atleast the new puffer will be safe.

Since Obi was short for Obi-Wan Kenobi I have named the new Valentini Obi-To Kenobi hehe.... so still Obi!

I also bought some softcoral & stuff along with Obi to start of my reef

"Say Hi Obi!"...... "Hi TPF!!!!"
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby diverchic » Fri May 07, 2010 10:30 am

Hi Obi-To!!! (obi-two?)

Good naming though :-D

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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby L!$A » Fri May 07, 2010 11:54 am

Sorry to hear about Obi-Won :(

RIP Obi-Won :rip:

But on a better note, Obi-To looks great!! :)
Very nice set-up :D , I like the two tanks side by side. :)
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JoseDepacos
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby JoseDepacos » Fri May 07, 2010 12:49 pm

Aww.....thats awful. I have your video saved in my youtube favorite as an example to show friends and family the next puffer I want. :( So sorry to hear that. Poor little guy.

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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby KorrepZ » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:41 pm

Time for a little update from Obi!!
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Master Yoda the Fahaka and Manny the Mantis Shrimp! - R.I.P R2 & 3PO (F8), Luke (dwarf), Snips (Ceylon) and Obi 1-3 (Valentini)

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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby L!$A » Mon Jun 21, 2010 4:43 pm

haha, so many puffer updates!!!
Obi looks awesome as well :D
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby lilacamy931 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 5:00 pm

Such a gorgeous little puff, how big is he now?
Here is my blog on my puffers, please check it out :)
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby jdak » Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:50 pm

Great video... sorry for your loss....
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby xrayjeeper83 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 7:02 pm

love the new puffer
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

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JoseDepacos
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Re: Obi the Valentini

Postby JoseDepacos » Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:41 pm

Valentini is next on my list. I'm giving up my F8's to have one. He better be worth it. :tongue:


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