Identification

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Sgchick
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Identification

Post by Sgchick »

Can anyone identify this puffer. No one in my local pet store knew what he was. He has very thin stripes on bottom, yellow tail.marine.. He sure is cute.Thanks for any info..
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Re: Identification

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Can you get a side view? Looks sickly/stressed.
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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Sgchick
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Joined: Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:26 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: None yet...Had a valentini for a few years.
Location (country): USA

Re: Identification

Post by Sgchick »

Thanks for looking, I'll try to get by today or tmw. I'm definitely not an expert, but he was super friendly and came to the front of the tank every time I walked up. But again, I probably wouldn't know.
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Pufferpunk
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Posts: 32206
Joined: Tue May 31, 2005 11:06 am
Gender: Female
My Puffers: Filbert, the 12" T lineatus
Punkster, the 4" red T miurus
Mongo, the 4" A modestus
2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
Location (country): USA, Greenville, SC
Location: Chicago
Contact:

Re: Identification

Post by Pufferpunk »

Looks from that pic to be Arothron hispidus (Stars & Stripes puffer)
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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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