can octos see red light?

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  1. philc21

    philc21 Cuttlefish Registered

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    ive heard of certain animals not being able to see red light like most fish and reptiles but does anyone know if octopus can see this. if they cant im thinking of getting a red moon light on my tank. n e ideas?
     
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    Castor Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    I think the general consensus is that they can't. Blue, however, is quite visible to them. IMHO, HTH.

    Felix
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Felix is right, they can't see red. That's why red moonlights are recommended for nocturnal octos - or any octo, for that matter.

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    Or nightvision perhaps?
     

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