FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Winner Announced

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Would you like to enter our Puffer of the Month photo competition?

Each month's winner is not only featured on our home page for the following month, but is automatically entered into our annual Puffer of the Year competition, with a grand prize of a $25 gift certificate to The Puffer Store!

Full rules and entry instructions can be found here: viewtopic.php?f=21&t=3455

Which puffer has your vote??

Poll ended at Sat Mar 05, 2011 12:15 am

1
0
No votes
2
2
5%
3
17
44%
4
2
5%
5
1
3%
6
7
18%
7
8
21%
8
1
3%
9
1
3%
10
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No votes
 
Total votes: 39

L!$A
Mbu Puffer
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Congo - Baloo
Arrowhead - Yzma

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Milly - Fangs Puffer
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FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Winner Announced

Postby L!$A » Wed Feb 23, 2011 12:15 am

Hello everyone!!!!! So we're a bit behind, but we made it within the same month at least !! :D
I've got my own little surprise in there for you all. ;) It seems while I have been away I have gotten a few new residents.. LOL
& As always a special thanks to everyone for entering into our contest.
We couldn't have them without your great puffer pics!!

Well without further ado,
Lets let the Best Puffer Win!!!

#1
Species: Palembang Puffer
Name of puffer: Bun 2
Description: 2 weeks after adoption
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#2
- Species: Tetraodon nigroviridis
- Name of Puffer: Puff
- Age: ~10 mths
- Size: 2 inches
- Brief description: I'm introducing Puff to a Cloisonné fish whose body shape makes him look like a puffer relative. :)
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#3
Species: GSP
Name: King Koopa
Age: Just bought him in December 2010, I'm assuming a little less than a year old?
Size: 1.5 inches
Description: This is King Koopa eyeballing his crunchy meal for the week! He's right beside his fake plastic marimo ball and his favorite "statue" cave. He loves his fiddler crabs!
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#4
- Species: Dwarf Puffer (Carinotetraodon travancoricus)
- Name of Puffer: Fat Guy
- Age: 4 months (aprox)
- Size 1cm- Brief description: "I luvs da bubbles!!"
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#5
- Species: GSP
- Name: Balki
- Age: unknown
- Size: 2.5"
- Description: No tankmates, 29 gallon FOWLR
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#6
My hairy puffer Morgoth:
- Species: Monotrete baileyi
- Age: unknown
- Size: 9cm
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#7
- Species: Porcupine puffer (Diodon holacanthus)
- Name of Puffer: Odysseus
- Age (if known): N/A, brought home in September 09', looked very young
- Size: Approx 3 - 3.5"
- Brief description - Snapped this photo when I came home from class one day; I couldn't find him in the tank anywhere, after 10 minutes I found him wedged into a cozy new spot (in plain sight, they camouflage so well), I pulled out my iphone to take a pic, and he decided to smile for the camera :)
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#8
- Species: Arothron Hispidus
- Name of Puffer: Fatty
- Age (if known): 1.5 years
- Size: 9 inches
- Brief description - lives in 180Gallon FOWLR Tank with a Ceylon Puffer and a Guineafowl Puffer tankmates, etc.
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#9
- Species: Palembang Puffer
- Name: Teddy Roosevelt
- Age: Unknown, possibly 6-9 months
- Size: 2 inches
- Description: Hey! Look at me! Food time?
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#10
- Species: Fahaka
- Name of Puffer: Bloat
- Age (if known): 8-9 months
- Size: 7ish inchs
- Brief description: Bloat relaxing in his cave
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J-P
Mbu Puffer
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Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby J-P » Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:47 pm

OMG #3 is so cute .. and #4 .. they are all so cute!! that hairy looks evil!
if you follow me, you avoid stepping in the crap that I just did...

Black Widow

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby Black Widow » Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:34 pm

anyone like #8 ???? How fat is he ? <3

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xrayjeeper83
Mbu Puffer
Posts: 4167
Joined: Thu May 06, 2010 9:31 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Fahaka named Bloat
Abei named Huey
GSP named Bacon
Location (country): USA
Location: Orange Park, FL

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby xrayjeeper83 » Thu Feb 24, 2011 11:14 pm

I think he is puffed
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

sevenyearnight

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby sevenyearnight » Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:03 am

Or morbidly obese.

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briguy44
Figure 8 Puffer
Posts: 172
Joined: Mon May 03, 2010 2:46 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: 2 GSPs
Location (country): Idaho, USA
Location: Eastern Idaho

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby briguy44 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:53 am

pic 3 makes me think of the crabs on finding nemo. Heeeyyyy, heeeeyyy, heeeyyy. Right before getting chomped in this case :lol:
"THIS PURPLE BELT IS NOT A TOY, THIS IS A MESSAGE TO THE ENTIRE OFFICE SO THAT EVERYONE CAN SEE I CAN PHYSICALLY DOMINATE THEM"
-- DWIGHT SCHRUTE

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LilGreenPuffer
Mbu Puffer
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My Puffers: Dwarf puffer - Thumbelina (only mine in my heart now; she lives in CT with my friend)

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RIP James Bond.
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Location: Kentucky
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Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby LilGreenPuffer » Fri Feb 25, 2011 2:06 am

Whoa, it took me a minute to find Morgoth! Great picture, nice name.
"I will give you a talisman. Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test. Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen, and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him or her. Will she gain anything by it? Will it restore her to a control over her own life and destiny? In other words, will it lead to freedom for the hungry and spiritually starving millions? Then you will find your doubts and your self melt away."

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L!$A
Mbu Puffer
Posts: 1045
Joined: Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:30 pm
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Fahaka - Nala
Congo - Baloo
Arrowhead - Yzma

R.I.P
Kaleeko - Mbu Puffer
Milly - Fangs Puffer
Location (country): CANADA
Location: Pitt Meadows, BC
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Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby L!$A » Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:53 am

I thought #3 was fake at first! lol
really good pic :) hard decision, who to vote for!
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xrayjeeper83
Mbu Puffer
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My Puffers: Fahaka named Bloat
Abei named Huey
GSP named Bacon
Location (country): USA
Location: Orange Park, FL

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby xrayjeeper83 » Fri Feb 25, 2011 4:45 pm

I really gotta get a good camera so I can get some good pics, my puff never gets any votes lol
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

sevenyearnight

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby sevenyearnight » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:09 pm

I just threw mine in as a filler. I too need to get a good camera.

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BryanG
Dwarf Puffer
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Gender: Male
My Puffers: T. Mbu: 6-8"
Location (country): USA
Location: Cincinnati

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby BryanG » Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:50 pm

#3 gets my vote based on name choice alone...King Koopa!!!!
Fairy tales do not tell children that dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. - G. K. Chesterton

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FADE2BLACK_1973
Mbu Puffer
Posts: 1187
Joined: Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:09 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Fahaka (Tetraodon lineatus)


Once owned:
Congo (Tetraodon miurus) R.I.P
GSP's
Figure 8's
SAP
DP's
Stars and Stripes
Porcupine puffers
Yellow long horn Cowfish
Striped Burrfish
Location (country): United States of America
Location: Kentucky

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 » Sat Feb 26, 2011 11:29 pm

Wow, those are very good looking puffer's and awesome pic's.
Chris,


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Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby J-P » Sun Feb 27, 2011 12:17 am

#3 is running away with it!
if you follow me, you avoid stepping in the crap that I just did...

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hadla
Mbu Puffer
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SW BC29: Stelio Kontos, a P. Ciliata mantis shrimp
SW 30g: Roger, a Peacock Mantis Shrimp
FW 10g: planted with 3 dps, an eel loach, amanos, and mts
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Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby hadla » Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:27 am

J-P wrote:#3 is running away with it!

the poor little defenseless crab :(
Never trust big puffers. The fingers you save may be your own. -RTR

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FADE2BLACK_1973
Mbu Puffer
Posts: 1187
Joined: Thu Nov 18, 2010 5:09 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Fahaka (Tetraodon lineatus)


Once owned:
Congo (Tetraodon miurus) R.I.P
GSP's
Figure 8's
SAP
DP's
Stars and Stripes
Porcupine puffers
Yellow long horn Cowfish
Striped Burrfish
Location (country): United States of America
Location: Kentucky

Re: FEBRUARY 2011 POTM - Vote Now

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:45 pm

Yeah #3 is way out there. Mine loves crabs too :D .
Chris,


He who knows best knows how little he knows - Thomas Jefferson


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