October 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!

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October POTM - Which puffer pic is your favorite??

Poll ended at Sun Oct 31, 2010 10:40 pm

1
2
6%
2
2
6%
3
1
3%
4
3
9%
5
0
No votes
6
1
3%
7
2
6%
8
20
59%
9
1
3%
10
2
6%
 
Total votes: 34

L!$A
Former Staff Member
Posts: 1045
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Gender: Female
My Puffers: Fahaka - Nala
Congo - Baloo
Arrowhead - Yzma

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Milly - Fangs Puffer
Location (country): CANADA
Location: Pitt Meadows, BC

October POTM -- Winner Announced!

Post by L!$A » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:40 pm

Hello everyone!! :) So sorry for the slight delay, I don't seem to have as much time as I usually do!! lol
I really love how everyone has been sending in their entries on time, and more often then not, we have entries for the next month :D

As always, very cute pics, seems everyone is getting very good with their picture taking skills :D :D
Some very good quality shots!! There are a few funny one this time around!! haha

Good luck to everyone, and happy voting!!

#1
Species: Mbu
Name: Midge
Age: had him since July 13th for my birthday
Description: lives in 80 gallon tank, with 1 firemouth, 2 Bristlenose Plecs, Banjo Plec and a few Baby Malawi’s
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#2
Species: Arothron hispidus (Stars & Stripes Puffer)
Name: probably none
Age: unknown
Size: about 9 inches long (second biggest Stars and Stripes I've ever seen)
Description: Another puffer I saw at the Maui Aquarium, not in the same giant tank as the other one though. I saw this one first and spent about 20 minutes getting pictures and videos of it. I love Stars & Stripes Puffers and wish I had the space for one.
2.JPG
#3
- Species South American Puffer (Colomesus asellus)
- Name of Puffer: Fatty
- Age: 2 years?
- Size: 2.5" (6.5 cm)
- Brief description: Little Fatty wanted to smooch even though I said "No!"
3.jpg
#4
species :Carinotetraodon travancoricus
name: mai ling
age: unknown
size: 3/4 in
description: this is mai ling. she lives with an oto in an aquascaped ten gallon. i used an OB flash with a tether. i help the flash over the tank, point down into it. mai ling is getting some food
4.jpg
#5
Species: C. travancoricus
Names: The Little Female and Tough Guy
Age: Less than 1yr.
Size: 1"
5.jpg
#6
My Abei puffer "Mr. Frog":
- Species: Monotrete Abei
- Age: ?? (Owned for two months)
- Size: 2,5 inches ish
- Brief description: Had a big meal he managed to snatch from my hands, now he's snoring on the bottom of the tank.
6.jpg
#7
My GSP "Emma"
- Species: Tetraodon nigroviridis
- Age: juvi
- Size: <2 inch
7.JPG
#8
- Species - Congo Miurus
- Name of Puffer - Ushmew
- Age (if known) - Not known
- Size - 1 inch
- Brief description - Making faces through the glass at his new delighted owner!
8.JPG
#9
Species: F8
Age: 2 months
Size: 1.5 inches
Brief description : Getting to know his new tank, and assuming the photographer will bring food. One of four F8's in this tank, also a spotted catfish lives with him
9.jpg
#10
- Species- Fahaka
- Name of Puffer- Bloat
- Age (if known)- 6 months
- Size- 5in
- Brief description- showing of how cute he is
10.JPG
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Flutter
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Re: October POTM -- Vote Now!!!!!

Post by Flutter » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:42 pm

There's so many good entries this month!
It is absurd to talk of one animal being higher than another. We consider those, when the cerebral structure/intellectual faculties most developed, as highest. A bee doubtless would when the instincts were.
Charles Darwin

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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: October POTM -- Vote Now!!!!!

Post by xrayjeeper83 » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:57 pm

very hard to choice just one
RTR wrote:Fahakas do not have tank mates, they may have swimming food reserves.

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: October POTM -- Vote Now!!!!!

Post by L!$A » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:09 pm

hmm.. I wonder who the winner was.... :P
Seems to be a landslide.. and the winner is.........................



Lilacamy931

Congratz for taking such a funny photo of your congo puffer!! :D :D :D
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lilacamy931
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My Puffers: 200 litre - waiting for a schoutedeni
Location (country): UK
Location: Bournemouth

Re: October POTM -- Vote Now!!!!!

Post by lilacamy931 » Wed Nov 03, 2010 1:45 pm

LOL thanks very much, Ushmew is delighted :)

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jmiller
Green Spotted Puffer
Posts: 321
Joined: Tue Feb 09, 2010 2:08 pm
Gender: Male
My Puffers: Dwarf - Lily
GSP - Emma
Location (country): USA
Location: Kentucky

Re: October POTM -- Winner Announced!

Post by jmiller » Wed Nov 03, 2010 3:34 pm

A very well deserved win. That was a great picture.
John
aka MacKenzie, Bailey & TBD's pa-paw

recombinantrider
Green Spotted Puffer
Posts: 386
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My Puffers: Tetraodon nigroviridis (GSP)
Takifugu ocellatus (Fugu puffer)
Location: Los Angeles

Re: October POTM -- Winner Announced!

Post by recombinantrider » Wed Nov 24, 2010 3:00 pm

Hahahha I just saw this! The congo is hilarious! Congratulations!

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Re: October POTM -- Winner Announced!

Post by J-P » Wed Nov 24, 2010 4:57 pm

congrats Ushmew!! very nice pose!!
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