How much should an O. Merc be eating?

Amygdalan

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#1
Just want to make sure I have enough offerings in the tank for him. So far he's been eating a hermit every other night, but last night was an off night, and on a whim I tried to get him to take frozen mysids again, and he scoffed down three offerings until blowing back the fourth :)

They won't over eat, correct?
 

k0mpresd

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mine is every day/night or every other day/night sometimes. never 2 days without eating. it seems to be eating every day now. when eating fiddlers its every other night.
 

Animal Mother

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I haven't heard of anyones octopus over-eating, but the more they eat, the faster they grow. The faster they grow, the sooner they die.

Your feeding schedule sounds fine.
 

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