How much do gsp spots deviate usually?

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Prickle8
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How much do gsp spots deviate usually?

Post by Prickle8 » Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:30 pm

Hi, I'm new to this forum but not to fish keeping. I recently acquired a new gsp which is getting along swimmingly with my current one in a 65 gallon tank. Ive noticed the spots on my new puff aren't the normal spots I usually see on gsp's. I wanted to make sure that they are indeed the same species or at least compatible.
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Re: How much do gsp spots deviate usually?

Post by hadla » Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:55 am

Yeah they can have big spots or almost look speckled
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Re: How much do gsp spots deviate usually?

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:35 pm

They are as varied as human fingerprints.
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Re: How much do gsp spots deviate usually?

Post by Prickle8 » Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:35 pm

Cool beans, thanks! Just wanted to make sure I wasn't poisoning a fw puffer with brackish.

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