Can someone id this puffer??

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    I thought he was a blue spot pufer, but he doesnt have the same markings. Any guesses??

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    Spotted Puffer

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    Spoted Sharpenose Puffer

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    :)
     
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    That's what I was leaning towards, but his spots are blue. Do they normally have different colored spots???
     
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    (lol)
    I don't know :confused:
     
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    Lol me too
     
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    Maybe it's a blue spot, without the head stripes.
     
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    Looks more like a C. solandri than C. papua. Perhaps the lines on the head develop more as it matures?
     
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