Any updates on any of the new octos?

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  1. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I know with the holidays, this site tends to quiet some, but I was curious as to how the new babies are doing. Do we have any updates?

    G2 is fine! Still seems to be going strong and colors and textures as easily as ever! What a little pig!
     
  2. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    G2 is a nice looking octo :)
     
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    cthulhu77 Titanites Supporter

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    What a great little octo G2 is...very photogenic too, may I add...
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Never get tired of pics of G2! I think he's been your most entertaining octopus with respect to colors and textures.

    Nancy
     
  5. marinerules

    marinerules Wonderpus Registered

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    update on new baby

    hes still hiding and boring as ever , but still alive
    how long did it take g2 to start roaming around after you got him ?
     
  6. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Depending on sizes it can take several weeks, they have to get past the 'baby hiding' stage
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Colin, you've done us a great service by giving this behavior a name: the baby hiding stage!

    Also, the little bimacs from Octopets are very young, younger than any of the wildcaught speicies for sale. And very young octos do hide a lot.

    Nancy
     
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    Ah yes, the BHS period of an octo's life is brief, sometimes enhanced by the occasional exposure to the next door neighbor's kid banging on the tank wall, or flashbulbs at loud parties...next comes the JEP (juvenile exploration phase) when the bimac attempts to crawl out of the tank, across your shag rug and hide underneath the stove.
    greg
     
  9. Colin

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    Okay, BHS it is then :) LOL
     

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