Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by Adi, Sep 20, 2005.
in aquarium 55x55x40 i may care som ethis octopuses? what about safety?
sorry but i'm from poland and i'm don't good speak english :D :D :D
Both species are potentially deadly. The bite can cause a lethal dose of TTX to enter victim.
were those measurements in inches or centimeters???
Blue rings do not make the best captives, but are certainly interesting. Safety wise, you would need to have a tank that you never need to put your hand into...so a sump is a must. Dwarf octos can be very aggressive, and frequently will rush out from rocks to bite the unwary octo keeper.
Probably, you would be better off keeping something else.
yes i know:
hqi 70w and 2x24w t5 actinic
sump 30liters, pumpm atman 2000l/h or aquamedic biostar flotor
25 kg live rock from indonesia
and some things........... glass on aquarium 10mm
and in warsaw tahts only hapalocjhaena 85 or 300 pln
something ells? coments please :):):):)
the setup sounds like it should work, in that list, is there a skimmer? Keep the lights dim, and make sure not to bother the little guy too much, they die very easily from stress.
There is quite a debate on whether or not home hobbyists should keep deadly animals (or even potentially deadly !)...I think that it is fine, as long as the animal is kept away from the general public, ie: locked doors, etc. I maintain a small collection of rattlesnakes that are dangerous, hence a seperate room with a locked door, and I have the only key.
Working with blue rings and their relatives is really rather dull, though...they are very, very shy, and tend to not do really well in captivity.
It is your call, though.
keep us posted,
sorry, skimmer aquanurt with pomp venturi of the visijet100 aquariums systems http://www.aquanurt.com.pl/?k=katal...50&PHPSESSID=83adc33a4b6c11803defbf44665373c7 KARE-S
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