Thursday dec 9 th I got coral shipment from Singapore
and hidden in a sinularia there was a tiny baby octopus barely 2 1/2'' with tentacles extended.
I,ve brought it home thinking it was probably doomed at the pet store.
So I've set up a small colder tank for it thinking it might get scared some fish in my other tank.
So far so good , but I' like to identify it.
Difficult task since it's so small and shy.
It looks a lot like O. Rugosus as dicribed page 819 of the Baensch Marine Atlas 3.
It could be O. Vulgaris as well as O.cyanea-- although it has very ''bushy eyebrows''
I'll try to take a picture when she won't be so timid.
Does anyone have any ideas on what kind of shallow reef dwelling octopuses are most common in Singapore waters ?
-- oh ya -- one's that have bumpy skin around eyelids.