I guess my thoughts on that are, "yeah, but in the ocean they are free to migrate to unknown / unexplored areas... a tank is a stunted environment; enrichment helps keep it interesting." I love the stories on TONMO of octos watching TV with caretakers. To your point, enrichment comes in many forms...There are no rubix cubes in the ocean, and there aren't any legos or jars filled with crabs either.
Great point and other ideas in your post!I think the most "natural" way to provide enrichment to your animal is to diversify the food that you give it, rather than give it frustrating challenges that it doesn't understand (eg: crab in a jar).
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