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  1. nativemic

    nativemic Larval Mass Registered

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    hello i am new to posting here. i have been keeping saltwater reef tanks for a couple years and am seriuosly thinking about an octo. i was looking at the bi-macs. any input is welcome
    thanks
     
  2. sorseress

    sorseress Colossal Squid Supporter

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    :welcome: Nativemic! The best place to start is by reading all the articles about ceph keeping. A lot of questions you might want to ask will already be answered there. You are definitely in the right place for a future octopus keeper.
     
  3. tonmo

    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Welcome nativemic! Sorseress said it right.

    Glad you're here!
     
  4. Phil

    Phil Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    Hi Nativemic! Welcome to the site.
     
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    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    :welcome:
     
  6. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    HI and welcome to TONMO.com! :welcome:

    You'll be happy to know that bimacs may be on sale again soon.
    Some of our members has hatchlings he's raising right now.

    Nancy
     
  7. zyan silver

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    Hi, I am new also. I am raising bimacs as my senior project. At present i have about 100 one month old babies. I am able to move some out but would like to try and keep 20-30 for my project. I can ship them fed ex overnight, i reside in southern coastal oregon. I don't know how many I am going to be able to raise to adulthood, my parents 20 years ago were successful in only raising 4 o5 to adulthood but that was under different circumstances. My set up is much improved over their old one. I have read everything on the net but welcome any tidbits one can throw my way. My dad is a serious aquarist with his newest (three year old )project being a 1000 gallon reef tank. He has been raising octopuses on and off for 25years.
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Big:welcome: to both of you! Zyan (or are you Ryan?:smile: ), you may want to start a new thread under Photos/Journals, telling us about your experience with your baby octos! Any pics? I am sure there are many who are very interested on your setup, what you are feeding etc! Best of luck with them!

    Carol
     
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    :welcome: Nativemic and Zyan!
     
  10. sorseress

    sorseress Colossal Squid Supporter

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    :welcome: Zyan! What a great senior project! There's going to be a lot of interest here in following your project. Hope lots of pictures will be forthcoming.
     

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