caribbean octopus temp

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  1. tat2spyder

    tat2spyder Blue Ring Registered

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    what temps should most caribbean octopus be kept? and also what size tank would you recomend for O. hummelincki?
     
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    CaptFish Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Hummelicki does well in a tank 55 or larger. and temps from 72-78 degrees is optimal. in the summer time a little warmer is ok I've gone into the low 80s and everything still seemed fine. but I try to target 78 degrees.
     
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    thanks capt. thats good to hear. that means i can put one in my curent tank. now if only i could find one.
     

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