5 week old Imahogg

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I have great news!!! Yesterday Imahogg ate frozen food for the first time! Wahoo. I'm so excited because these mysid shrimp are costing me an arm and a leg. Also, since she's grown so much I was really thinking she could use an addition to her diet.

I'm finally adding some photos of her here. Notice in one of the photos her brown stripes (they're a new coloration) and the size difference of the mysid shrimp along side her.

Imahogg's 5 weeks and 3 days old in the following photos.
 

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I'm in love!!!Imahog is soooo cute!!!! And I can see the difference in coloration and love the eyeshadow!!! 5 wks!! Wow!!! Have you thought about different housing arrangements yet? Is he still in the little container? When I got Lil Pumpkin I had set up a little 5 gal inside of a 29 gal with one of those little bubble filters, meant for a goldfish but only had charcoal and a sponge in it. Anyway that kept the water circulating great and Lil P did wonderfully in it till he out grew it. Just a thought!!

Carol
 

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Imahogg's mantle is the size of the pink on my pinky finger nail.

Carol, I have considered and plan on using a larger container in the future. As for now Imahogg's still in the original container. It's about 4" by 1.5ish". Although he's grown a lot he's still pretty small and I fear may not find food in a larger container yet.
 

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Imahog is really growing and looking good! Interesting to see the changes. So glad she's survived! Has it been a lot of work taking care of such a small octopus?

That's really early for your little briareus to take frozen food - very fortunate for you Have you tried amphipods as well as mysid shrimp for live feeding?

We appreciate these reports - I was wondering about Imahog today.

Nancy
 

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