ID puffers

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  1. adrian11

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    id needed on two puffers I collected today.

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  3. TaahirS

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    Second one maybe an Evil-eye pufferfish - Amblyrhynchotes honckenii
     
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    no don't think so we see a lot of evil eyes around here so would know if it was one of them. I'm leaning towards white spotted puffer.
     
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    The first one is the bellystriped puffer - arothron inconditus, although some people would say its the camo version of the black edged puffer.
    The second one is a stars and stripes puffer - Arothron hispidus.
     
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    Ok thanks
     
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    Are those two puffers in the same tank? How long has your tank been running?
    From the pics it looks as if your tank is very young and in order for those guys to stand a chance you have to have a lot of good live rock with a lot of growth/pods.
    Are they your only fish so far?
    I don't meet to bombard you with questions just going by your photoes
    Cheers wes
     
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    Thanks for the concern . They are both in my isolation tank atm but think I'm going to release as they are a bit too big and robust for my dt.
     
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    i would love them?
     
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    please dont put them back, i would rather look after them?
     
  11. TaahirS

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    Illegal...
    No donating, bartering or selling...
     
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    Taahir, you really have a lot of time on your hands? I think you need to look up on the rules my friend.
     
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    Sorry to burst bubbles, but Taahir is 100% correct.
     
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