Hairy puffer squeaking?!

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Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by anna* » Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:13 pm

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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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by TOPuffers » Sun Nov 08, 2015 11:04 am

I've never heard this but it sounds adorable :)
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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by eieio » Sun Nov 08, 2015 12:54 pm

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 » Mon Nov 09, 2015 11:50 am

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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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by anna* » Mon Nov 09, 2015 3:03 pm

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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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by anna* » Tue Dec 29, 2015 3:26 pm

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?!

Post by Pufferpunk » Wed Dec 30, 2015 11:41 am

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?!

Post by anna* » Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:55 pm

He definitely has character!

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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by bertie 83 » Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:07 pm

I loved the water squirting for ages, then it gets your eye/mouth/ extension lead lol
It's amazing how easy maintenance is. If done regularly and thoroughly

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Re: Hairy puffer squeaking?!

Post by Galen1 » Wed Feb 17, 2016 1:30 pm

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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