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Can you tell the age of an octopus?

Missnano

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I asked a guy if the octopus where young and he said , "i dont speak octopus, how do you tell"? So i am assuming there is no way of knowing if you are getting an older octopus?
 

SabrinaR

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There is little to no way to tell how old they are unless you hatch them yourself. Even size is a poor indicator.
 

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