Puffer ID please

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Puffer ID please

Post by faHAWKa » Fri May 04, 2018 10:28 am

Hey all, don't post much here but in the hobby many many years now and have kept 8 different types of puffer from Pea/Dwarf to a Narrow Lined saltwater puffer. Anyways, looking for a proper ID on this guy and some care tips or links? Seller calls it a Red tail Ocellated and before I buy, I wanna know for sure what I'm getting into. Thanx in advance!
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Re: Puffer ID please

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri May 04, 2018 4:50 pm

Any better side pics?
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2 T biocellatus
C valentini
C coranata
C papuan
Also kept:
lorteti
DPs
suvattii
burrfish
T niphobles
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Re: Puffer ID please

Post by Pufferpunk » Fri May 04, 2018 4:50 pm

Any better side pics?
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: Puffer ID please

Post by faHAWKa » Fri May 04, 2018 6:18 pm

These are the only 2 other pics he's sent.
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Re: Puffer ID please

Post by faHAWKa » Fri May 04, 2018 6:40 pm

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Re: Puffer ID please

Post by Corvus » Sat May 05, 2018 3:18 am

Probably L. cutcutia, which can have red lined fins and an ocellus. If you can get any better side pics, feel free to post them.
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Re: Puffer ID please

Post by Bleedingheartmommy » Sat May 05, 2018 6:04 am

In the first photo he’s got a male Lorteti look to his face and body shape, however yeah- little dude looks to be a cutcuia. A very lovely one at that, never seen such thick, dark red edging in the tail- usually it’s a thinner line of red! Plus the pattern on the forehead is a good tell! How big is this pretty puff?
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Re: Puffer ID please

Post by faHAWKa » Sat May 05, 2018 7:30 am

He's about 2.5" right now. Have asked seller for more pics. As for care, is there much around for Cutcutia(that's what I was thinking so already looked around a bit). Haven't found much info on their care.

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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: Puffer ID please

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat May 05, 2018 1:48 pm

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: Puffer ID please

Post by faHAWKa » Sat May 05, 2018 8:39 pm

Thank You! Not much info to be found other than appearing to be quite aggressive. I'll see what I can get from the seller and hope to add this guy to my collection.

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