New Inklet Pictures!

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  1. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I had a brief photo op this morning! Seems like Inklet is getting more curious as to what is looming outside his tank all the time! This afternoon his new spot is a shell right in the front of the tank!!! :mrgreen:
     
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    NickA5582 Sepia elegans Registered

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    He looks a lot different than the other octos, he seems to be staring at the camera. Cute little guy, love that shade of red in the second pic and his little ring. :)
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Here he is in his shell!!!! :mrgreen:
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    Those are great pix! Inklet's wonderful! :D

    Cant wait for mine! 8)
     
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    Great pics!! Love the curiousity he shows even in the pics!!! :D
     
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    Carol, again with the sweet torture. Your pictures really make me regret being the pet-murdering spawn of Hell that I am.

    :D
     
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    How big is the shell, Carol?

    What an excellent pic of the little guy.

    Nancy
     
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    very nice carol :)
     
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    Excellent pics! Thanks for sharing Carol!
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    The shell is 3" x 3". He's holed up in it this morning with acouple shells as his door but an eyeball stratigically placed to keep an eye on us!!! :mrgreen: Should be receiving my fiddler crab order today so hopefully there will be some alittle smaller to entice him with! He's wiped out almost all the local snails in the tank!!! Looking at Lil Pumpkin and Inklet, they're about the same size! Lil P might be just a tad bigger, but not by much!!!

    Carol
     
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    Awe how cute Inklet is :) I hope you get a photo op with him and the crabs :wink:
     
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    Fantastic pics Carol ! tugs at the 'ol heart strings... I can't wait to get a setup again...
    Greg
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    How odd. What do you keep the temp. at in Lil P's tank?
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Temp is 68. Lil P was the size of a dime curled up, maybe smaller when he arrived. I figure he has to be maybe 5 to 6 months old now. He's been with me for 4.
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    What's the temp. for Inklet's tank?


    Maybe Lil P is a runt or somethin'. :?
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    75 is Inklets temp! Interesting!! But I really think Lil P was such a tiny baby, he could have come from the same batch being he came from Fish Supply.

    When do you get yours BOE?

    Tonight Inklet ate his first fiddler crab! Came home to a box of 20 sitting on my front porch. They arrived from Florida in great shape!! Only lost 1 and he puts in extra I quess to acount for a fatality or two. Anyway as soon as I put it in the tank Inklet was on it. I have started clipping the small claws as I saw how much one crab was hurting Lil P. The large male crabs don't seem to pinch.

    Heres another shot of Inklet happily eating his first crab in his shell!
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    :shock:

    Now that is a cool shot! :D


    This Sunday! Im so excited; octos are what got me into aquariums. Now I have 8 tanks! It all started when....
     
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    Do you really mean Sunday? Do they deliver Sundays? I'll be watching for moment by moment reports!!!
     
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    He's so cute. :)
    I don't think BOE's octo has come yet, has it?

    Pudge was too, Paul says that they "grow to their tank size". How big is Lil P's tank, Carol?
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    He's in a 29 Gal. I know eventually I may have to convert my 45 flatback hex to salt for him! Or I do have a 50 gal pentagon, but I bought it used and am not sure on the history of copper usage. Could make that Fresh and still use my 45 for Lil P.....Hmmmmm... Maybe we need a poll on how many tanks everyone has!!!!

    Carol
     

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