POTM September 2010 - 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 pic is your favorite?

Poll ended at Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:28 pm

1
6
13%
2
14
30%
3
6
13%
4
4
9%
5
5
11%
6
2
4%
7
2
4%
8
4
9%
9
2
4%
10
2
4%
 
Total votes: 47

L!$A
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POTM September 2010 - Winner Announced

Post by L!$A » Mon Sep 20, 2010 10:28 pm

Hello everyone! It's that time of month again! :)

Some very,very cute pics this month!! (Honestly though, when isn't there cute pics??? haha)

May the best puffer win!
Vote Now! :lol:


#1
- Species: I don't know the species or age of this puffer
- Description: I took the picture at the Maui Aquarium in the last week of June. He/she was about the size of my head, the biggest puffer I have ever seen!
- Size: He/shelooked to be about 12 to 18 inches long. If anyone knows the species, please post so I'll know! I want to know what kind of puffer it is!
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#2
- Name: "Father Fara"
- Species: Tetraodon lineatus
- Age: 6 months
- Size: 18 cm/7 inches
- Brief description: Just spotted a shrimp, getting ready to attack
2.jpg
#3
-Species: T. Lineatus
-Name: Vicious
-Age: approx 5 mo.
-Size: 4 inches, without tail.
- Description: Vicious Cheesin' it up over in the rocks
3.jpg
#4
-Species: Green Spotted Puffer
-Name: Chomper
-Age: 3 years
-Size: 2.75 inches
-Brief Description: Chomper chompin' at a ghost shrimp!
4.jpg
#5
-Species: GSP
-Name: Mookie
-Size: 1.5"
-Smiling for the camera!
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#6
-GSP named Rush
-Species: Tetraodon nigroviridis
-Age: Approx 2 to 2 1/2 years
-Size: 5 inches
-Description:
-Rush looking for food but little did he know i only had a camera :) he is in full marine
6.jpg
#7
My Dwarf puffer "Lily":
- Species: Carinotetraodon travancoricus
- Age: less than 1 year
- Size: 1 inch
7.jpg
#8
Species- Tetraodon nigroviridis
Name- Toki
Age- > 6 months in my care
Size- 2 1/2 inches
Description- "I believe I can fly"
8.jpg
#9
- Species: Green Spotted Puffer (Tetraodon nigroviridis)
- Name of Puffer: George
- Age : Uknown (owned him for 1 week)
- Size: about 1 inch
- Brief description -Photo was taken in my home in Georges 28 gallon tank during his feeding of frozen white shrimp. He has no tankmates and is a new addition to my family!
9.jpg
#10
A. Puffer pictures:
- Species- Fahaka
- Name of Puffer- Bloat
- Age (if known)- 4 months(at the time)
- Size- 4in(at the time)
- Brief description - FEED ME
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Pufferpunk
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2 T biocellatus
C valentini
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C papuan
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by Pufferpunk » Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:07 am

#1 is called a Diodon hystrix.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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jdak
Green Spotted Puffer
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by jdak » Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:55 pm

Awesome pic quality # 3 & 7. Are we not cropping pics anymore? I don't remember being able to click on the image for a full view?
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L!$A
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Location: Pitt Meadows, BC

Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by L!$A » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:31 pm

It may have been how I added them to the thread. I was multi-tasking last night (doing too many things, as usual haha) and had some problems with the pictures not coming up properly a few times.
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by Aquarist » Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:24 pm

First pic's a Diodon Hystrix. They get very large. My favorite pic in all of these was chomper :D

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jdak
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by jdak » Wed Sep 22, 2010 6:20 am

Anyways, i like it. I prefer however you did it:)
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KorrepZ
Green Spotted Puffer
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by KorrepZ » Fri Sep 24, 2010 1:49 pm

OMG I want photo 2 in full rez (1920x1200) as a wallpaper!! GIEV! :hyper:
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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sparks42
Figure 8 Puffer
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by sparks42 » Fri Sep 24, 2010 2:18 pm

aw thanks :) I thought it was very funny

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hadla
Mbu Puffer
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by hadla » Sun Sep 26, 2010 12:56 pm

am i not seeing something in the second pic that everyone else is seeing?
Never trust big puffers. The fingers you save may be your own. -RTR

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xrayjeeper83
Mbu Puffer
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Abei named Huey
GSP named Bacon
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Location: Orange Park, FL

Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by xrayjeeper83 » Sun Sep 26, 2010 2:21 pm

Its just a neat pic of a fahaka, nothing special just a cool pic of just a fahaka
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

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mairdan13
Dwarf Puffer
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My Puffers: Four F8's
Location (country): wales, united kingdom
Location: Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom

Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by mairdan13 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:17 am

one clear winner for my money... Stunning shot, bt we'll wait for the votes to be counted I guess :)
smoke me a kipper, i'll be back for breakfast...

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Milly - Fangs Puffer
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Location: Pitt Meadows, BC

Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by L!$A » Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:04 am

Andddddddddddddd we have a winner!!

Congrats to Johanskis and his picture of a Fahaka Puffer :)
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Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
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2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
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Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:07 am

Which # is that?
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

L!$A
Former Staff Member
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

Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by L!$A » Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:13 am

#2
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jmiller
Green Spotted Puffer
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GSP - Emma
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Location: Kentucky

Re: POTM September 2010 - Vote Now!!!!!

Post by jmiller » Fri Oct 01, 2010 11:13 am

2
John
aka MacKenzie, Bailey & TBD's pa-paw

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