male or female?

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  1. somosuno

    somosuno Blue Ring Registered

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    um i was wondering if someone can show me a pic of a male or female, i am veryvisual so unless someone shows me a picture i will be forever lost in the dark.The only reaso i ask is because i am getting an octopus today. I will appreciate all help thanks! :mrgreen:
     
  2. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi somosuno,

    The species you're getting will determine whether you can easily tell a male from a female. The external differences are so slight with a bimac that it's almost impossible to tell. Also, if you have a young octo, it may be difficult to tell which sex. And none of them hold still for observation.

    This has been discussed several times over in the Physiology and Biology Forum. Here's one link:

    Male or Female?

    Nancy
     
  3. octopus_octo

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    oh its a reef octopus or biereus (sp)
     
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    umm the link really isnt helping.....i got my new octo today and i was wondering if someone could tell be by today......
     
  5. somosuno

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    hi um my brother forgot to log out and i dint pay any attention so those posts were from me ok sorry for the confusion.
     
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    mucktopus Haliphron Atlanticus Staff Member Moderator

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    mucktopus...whats your avatar mate i cant quite make it out??
     
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