octopus

  1. qiazopus

    Octopus Health Check-ups

    Hello all! I'm reading up a year in advance on octopus care and would like to ask all the experienced keepers here if they could share what are the different sorts of warning signs or health indications to look out for when observing them to make sure that they're doing well? I understand it can...
  2. Octopus Las Perlas 1 RLC.jpg

    Octopus Las Perlas 1 RLC.jpg

    Dwarf male octopus from Las Perlas Panama
  3. Panama Species B.jpg

    Panama Species B.jpg

    A second unidentified octopus from the Pacific coast of Panama
  4. Panama Species A male 2.jpg

    Panama Species A male 2.jpg

    Another view of a small male octopus from the Pacific coast of Panama.
  5. Panama Species A male..jpg

    Panama Species A male..jpg

    Unidentified male octopus from the Pacific coast of Panama
  6. dleo4590

    At A Loss

    Good Morning All, I have some very sad and unfortunate news. When we woke up this morning, we saw our male Caribbean Reef Octopus, Turq, had passed away and we are trying to find out why. One thing we had noticed is when we would have the wave pumps on he would occasionally stick his tentacles...
  7. R

    Octopus Joubini Missing

    Hi all I'm a new octopus owner. I ordered an octopus joubini who arrived on Friday 01/10/20. He (I named him Otys) was acclimated Friday afternoon and left in the tank. On Saturday morning I was unable to find him and he is still missing. I have him in a tank at my school and no one has seen...
  8. dleo4590

    [Octopus]: Meet Turq!

    Good Morning, I also thought I would share me and my boyfriend's Caribbean Reef Octopus we named Turq, which is short for Turquoise. He/She has this amazing pearly Turquoise color. (Also still in the process of trying to identify sex but it's hard when they are constantly moving their tentacles...
  9. dleo4590

    [Octopus]: Hank the Bimac

    This is me and my boyfriend's second Bimac and won't be our last. As stated in our Tank Talk post we accidentally acquired our first one from a wholesaler who mislabeled it as a Pacific Dwarf octopus but neither of us had ever owned one or knew of anyone that had kept a cephalopod before so we...
  10. pkilian

    New tanks!

    Hi everyone! I wanted to make this quick thread to document my construction of 6 new acrylic tanks that I'm going to be adding to my systems to use for water changes and to artificially increase the volume of my sumps. Hopefully this can be a good resource for anyone who wants to work with...
  11. N

    [Octopus]: Abdopus aculeatus journal

    Hello, I’ve recently posted a thread about my octopus breathing abnormally, but now that’s cleared(taps on wood) I think I will start a journal about my tiny Friend, today I have given her/him their first enrichment activity. I use a one use syringe and put some frozen shrimp in it and put it...
  12. OctopusChan

    HELP PLEASE!

    This wound,I have nothing to do with it. I fed some tetracycline but it seems doesn't work. I have kept this common octopus for over 2 months. Now I keep changing some water daily. Do you know how this wound start and why? what can I do more to save my octopus? Appreciate first.
  13. OctopusChan

    Latest updating of my Common Octopus

    I noticed Oct Paul is an vulgaris too ? They look the same. During the 30 days my oct have gained about 20% on weight. He really eats a lot.Even 13 crabs in 2 days once. As the system of my tank is not strong enough. NO3 and PO4 may become a problem.
  14. Oakes_903

    Introducing myself and my new octo

    My name is Dylan and I finally was able to add a Mimic octo to my tank just a few days ago! Decided to name him Chris lol. Just today I picked up a few mega blocks for him to play with and I came across a baby bottle washing basket for him to crawl through and hang out in. Any tips in general...
  15. Tui Allen

    My first Octopus Fiction

    I write fiction about marine creatures and publish it to help improve human understanding and respect for marine life, while also entertaining the reader. My dolphin novel was very successful worldwide (and had some octopuses in it), but it's success was partly because I asked a dolphin...
  16. Octopus Definition

    Octopus Definition

    oc·to·pus Pronunciation: 'äk-t&-p&s, -"pus Function: noun Inflected Form(s): plural -pus·es or oc·to·pi /-"pI/ Etymology: New Latin Octopod-, Octopus, from Greek oktOpous Date: 1758 1 : any of a genus (Octopus) of cephalopod mollusks that have eight muscular arms equipped with...
  17. F

    Another post, still no answer

    Hey guys, so I've been searching for WEEKS without any luck as to how to get an octopus in Canada. Is there any Canadian stores that would special order them for me? I wanted bimacs initially but I heard they're rare in the hobby now so I'll be fine with anything (as long as it isn't an...
  18. F

    New Aquarium Build

    Hey everyone so I'm definitely not new to theaquarium hobbby but I have never owned a octopus before and I want to start off with a bimac. I managed to get a 75 gallon tank, with a stand online for 100$ (massive steal) but I have a few questions. It's hard to find any information if at all...
  19. gjbarord

    Central Campus: Wunderful Wunderpuses!

    Hello Ceph Folks! This year, we had the opportunity to setup TWO new exhibits featuring the wunderpus, Wunderpus photogenicus. One exhibit was designed as a shallow water exhibit with rocky outcrops and live mangroves. The other was deeper, with more rock structure for habitat and large shells...
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