Missed my chance

Discussion in 'Sources for Cephalopods and Food' started by Krakilin, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. Krakilin

    Krakilin O. bimaculoides Registered

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    There was an octopus briareus posted on ebay for two weeks and I missed my chance to get one.

    Now there are no more listings, and apparently no octopuses available anywhere :[

    Ugh, frustrated. :mad:

    Anyway. The use of this post other than venting: Anyone know if the octopus season is over now? Thanks.
     
  2. Animal Mother

    Animal Mother Architeuthis Supporter

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    www.divertom.com is where I got Kalypso, who is about 1 year old now. So it might be a good time to email him and request a tiny one.
     
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    Krakilin O. bimaculoides Registered

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    Thanks Animal Mother. I actually got a hold of Carol on Ebay. I guess she's friends with dwhatley

    I should have it by next Tuesday!!
     
  4. DWhatley

    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    :lol:yeah, you could say that (I am the webmaster for their new web site).

    What kind of octo do Lynn and Carol have:mrgreen:? I try to talk my way into most that Lynn finds (both Hummelincki's were from Lynn and he is learning to recognise them - "they look like they have algae hanging growing on them"). Super people, you will enjoy working with them. Lynn is a fully licensed collector and handles his stock with care and concern. He has always been a bit afraid of octos (not sharks though :roll:) until getting Octane for me. Now Carol wants one as a pet and Lynn is enjoying finding them.
     
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    Krakilin O. bimaculoides Registered

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    Haha that's great :) They seem like good people. I was trying to figure out which one they're going to ship me.

    They said that it has longer arms. :confused: Perhaps Aculeatus?
     
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    www.saltwaterfish.com is a great site, they usually have briaerus....I got my hummelincki from there.
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Oscar came from there also!
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Definitely NOT Aculeatus. It will be a Caribbean octo. Lynn is the direct collector so it will be locally caught while diving. Longer arms could mean briarius or vulgaris :grin:
     

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