55 gallon!?!?!

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  1. nini

    nini Wonderpus Registered

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    i was just wondering what species of octopus do well in a 55 gallon tank other then bimacs:grin:
    PeACe
    Tif
     
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    clownfish Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Hi Nini,
    There are a few different species of octopus that can be kept in a 55 gallon aquarium. One of the most common being the Briareus. From experince I find that briareus will change color more often and be a little more forgiving whan it comes to water quality but briareus are much more shy than bimacs. There are plently of other octopus that would do well in a 55 gallon aquarium but they are often hard to find and mostly obtained by mistake of a faulty labeling.your best bet would either to get a wild caught briareus or get a captive bred Bimac (If they become available) other than that getting a specific species of octopus is a gamble.

    -Tom
     
  3. nini

    nini Wonderpus Registered

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    does any1 have a picture of a briareus i could see?
     
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    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    I think Carol posted a bunch of pictures and movies of Igor, you might want to do a forum search on Igor. I'm having some weird network problems, so I can't do that myself right now...
     
  5. nini

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    yeah im haveing network probs too
     

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