can octopi dance?

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  1. somosuno

    somosuno Blue Ring Registered

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    i was wondering can octopi dance because i woke up in the middle of the night and i saw it on the glass and it was moving it tentacle s under its mantle and was moving them in and out

    it was funny :shock:
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Some people think they do little dances on the glass - or something that looks like a dance.

    Are you keeping an octopus? You didn't mention that before.

    Nancy
     
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    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    Sounds like when they shed the disks off their suckers :)
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes, that's one activity that might look like dancing.

    The other is when they move horizontally across the glass, in an almost rhythmic way. My bimac Ollie did that, and if I'd put my hand in, she'd lightly touch it with just one arm each time she passed by. She seemed to be having a good time and could do this for a long time without getting tired - back and forth, touch the hand.

    Nancy
     
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    kaotik Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    how funny!! :lol:
     
  6. somosuno

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    Yeah it was pretty funny oh and well it died after about 6 months, and yeah it did do the sliding across the glass thing but i never stuck my hand in.Oh and my dad wants to get a blue ringed octopus! but i am triying do discourage it XD.
     
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    Jean Colossal Squid Supporter

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    :shock:

    's normally the other way round! Young person wants to get BR and Dad is trying to discourage! go Somosuno!
     
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    LOL i love your siggy and well yeah especialy since you cant feel its bite and it kills you within 15 min
     
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    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    If you haven't seen this, it might give you some additional discouragement points:

    http://is.dal.ca/~ceph/TCP/bluering1.html

    It sounds like you've looked into it pretty well already, though!

    :bluering: = :goofysca:
     

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