17 Day Old Baby O. briareus Photos

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  1. Alicia

    Alicia Blue Ring Registered

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    Debbie, Nancy, how're your babies doing?

    Here's my report:

    As you may already know I set 6 free in the sump a while back. 2 I kept in individual containers. On Sunday I lost one of those. I'm now down to 1 (that I know of anyway). This one (#2) I've given the nickname "pig" simply because he never stops eating.

    Here are a couple photos of Pig.
     
  2. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Alicia,

    Congratulations for still having at least one baby left! He's so very tiny - that must be a baby clam there beside him.

    Nice pics, too.

    But don't you think you could at least call him "Piglet" :)

    Please continue lettting us know how your babies are doing - I was wondering this afternoon whether you and Debbie still had any left. I haven't seen a trace of any since I last reported.

    Nancy
     
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    Looks like the start of another beautiful octo! Good luck with him! :D
     
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    Wow, looks like the going is good, how are the ones in the sump doing? How large is Pig?
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes, like Joel I was wondering whether you can see any in the sump?

    Nancy
     
  6. Alicia

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    I have no clue for the ones in the 40 gal sump. There are a ton of pods, shells, pvc, live rocks and other filtration equipment down there so it's impossible to even guess if any are left.

    Pig has grown tremendously. He's at least doubled in size. If I had to give a size I'd say that with all arms out-stretched he'd be silver dollar size.
     
  7. Burstsovenergy24

    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    Great luck! :D
     
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    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    well done!

    You can see how much the arms have grown compared to body size
     

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