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Help injured octopus

Inkman

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#1
Hi all I acquired a very small octopus species unknown and was thought to be steped on in fish store by accident not moving tentacles very much but breathing is normal is there anything I can do to rehab him
 

cuttlegirl

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#5
I'm not sure any of us would have much movement after being stepped on by a giant. Either it's injuries are not severe and it is slowly recovering, or it is not going to make it. It's kind of you to try and rescue the little guy.
 

Inkman

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#6
He didn't make it poor little guy I was so hopefully I had a line on another tank n everything to help hm recover
 

Inkman

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Me n queenb just got four briars by accident lol I'm trying to get tanks to house but need more money lol. We were hoping for mercs but 2 died and mine wich I thought was a merc is Idead a briar lol
 

DWhatley

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#15
That's Octopus briareus, Twich who will not stay pygmy sized long. Keep in mind that this species if quite cannibalistic so you cannot house them together. If you try a partition (not recommended) be sure they cannot see each other.
 

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