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octo briarius from ebay

3000gtman

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i was the one who got the carribean reef octo from ebay. i have had him for 10 days now and he loves his new home in my 150 gallon. he is usually out for about 11 hours a day
from 12 at night till 11 in the morning so im pretty happy for him being nocturnal. he is a very smart guy and has been eating lots of food. frozen shrimp i give him, hermits in the tank and snails in the tank also. so i think he/she should be happy. the octo loves the 2 moon lightes i have for the tank also i think that helps bring him out. i also need to think of a name for him. his mantle length is about 1 1/2 inches to 2 inches and his arms are about 8-9 inches long. how old do you think he is and how much bigger will he it. well let me know what you think everyone.
thanx
greg :welcome:
 

marinerules

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yes i know , i just got my briarus from ebay to

the guy tol dme he was tiny

and hes arms are about 6 inches long


i hopes hes not too big for my 55 but i have a HUGE skimmer on the tank and hes the only thing in there and the parameters have been really really good for 3 months now
 

Nancy

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KMAN, it will take at least three months to cycle your tank, once you get everything in place and get started. So you are some months away from an octopus.

Nancy
 

KMAN

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i noe that i just wanted to see them for myself on ebay im not gonna be able to get one it looks like but i wanted to see
 

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