Hairy puffer squeaking?!

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anna*
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Hairy puffer squeaking?!

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My hairy puffer (Dr Von Winklestein - Winkie for short!) has twice now made a strange squeaking noise while extending his mouth, both times when excited to see me in the morning. Has anyone else seen/heard this from their puffers?

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I've never heard this but it sounds adorable :)
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anna* wrote:My hairy puffer (Dr Von Winklestein - Winkie for short!) has twice now made a strange squeaking noise while extending his mouth, both times when excited to see me in the morning. Has anyone else seen/heard this from their puffers?
eieio wrote:"Olivia" (congo puffer) makes "chirp" noises that sound like short bursts of "nails on a blackboard"
"scritch, scritch"
is that what you mean?
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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by grup »

Totally cool.

Please do try to get us a brief video snip of your finned friend doing the squeak.

I'm chuckling just thinking about squeaking puffers and all of the really bad jokes
and puns that will no doubt emerge.

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It does sound a bit like nails on a blackboard! I'll try and get a video but he doesn't do it very often so could be tricky. :D

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Update - I still haven't managed to video him squeaking, but he's now started squirting water at me if I don't feed him quickly enough after opening the tank hood!

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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

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LOL, he sounds like a hoot!
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

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He definitely has character!

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I loved the water squirting for ages, then it gets your eye/mouth/ extension lead lol
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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by Galen1 »

Ha, I have caught my hairy puffer also doing this several times! I'm guessing I'll never be able to get it on video....

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