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What are these?

Post by lilacamy931 » Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:39 am

Saw these today - they reminded me of pea puffs but had the distinctive yellow orange lines on their bellies. All the shop could tell me was their name began with the letter S....

They had a fair few puffs in but bar the standard pea puffs and these guys the rest were sadly poorly.

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Re: What are these?

Post by Pufferpunk » Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:36 am

I can only see your 1st image but looks like a DP to me.
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Re: What are these?

Post by lilacamy931 » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:34 am

On that linkie if scroll there are lots of images (sorry I am so rubbish at uploading).

They are similar to pea puffs but less vivid mottle markings and bright orange stripes on their bellies which hadn't seen before?

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Re: What are these?

Post by pufferjw » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:59 pm

Honestly I would guess that they are Carinotetraodon Imitator, a species discovered in the 1990's that is very similar to the common dwarf puffer (C. Travancoricus)
187 Gallon - 1 Signata Stingray
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Re: What are these?

Post by Marc1969 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:23 am

Your uploads are fine, just don't ust the IMG brackets when posting a complete link, like I did below:
pufferjw wrote:
Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:59 pm
Honestly I would guess that they are Carinotetraodon Imitator, a species discovered in the 1990's that is very similar to the common dwarf puffer (C. Travancoricus)
How can you tell the difference between these two then?

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Re: What are these?

Post by pufferjw » Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:44 pm

http://novataxa.blogspot.com/2013/07/19 ... tator.html

They have more orange on their bellies and more faded dots.
187 Gallon - 1 Signata Stingray
55 Gallon - 3 Roseline Sharks, 1 Hujeta Gar, 1 Striped Thorny Catfish
34 Gallon - 1 Duboisi Puffer
29 Gallon - 1 Red Congo Puffer
29 Gallon Planted - 1 Striped Redeye Puffer
10 Gallon Planted - 1 Dwarf Puffer
6 Gallon Feeder - Red Cherry Shrimp, Guppies

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