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#1
has anyone ever ordered from octopets before? im a little confused with some of the products like the pod farm what exactly is that and also the rainbow abalones.

thanks for your help
 

corw314

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Hi and welcome!

I think there are 8 or so of us that have babies from Octopets!!! All are doing very well! Good experience too! As to the podfarm, not sure but abalone is a type of clam I believe.
 

joel_ang

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If I'm noy Wrong the pod farm is a system that helps you breed amphipods. The abalone is a kind of shellfish (which I like to eat :) ), its shell colours depend on the food it eats, if you feed it different foods, layers of colours will be formed.
 

neptune

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I have ordered from thee and would do it again!!

Jim will answer any questions you have if you email him.

Joel is right the pod farm is for amphis and is really benefically for newly hatched octos.

When you octo is big enough it would prolly eat the abalone.
 

gwrulzmylife

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octopets #1

My octopus came the next day after I had ordered it. I ordered the "kit" so that I had clams to feed it. It's been 3 months now and he's doing great!

I just ordered the pod farm. It comes with a HUGE clump of macro and about 100 pods (guessing, but it's alot!). These look like a mix between a shrimp and a pill bug. Green, and the biggest is about 3/4 of an inch long.

I'd definatly recommend them to anyone as I've had tons of positive contact with them, and most importantly, my octo is alive!

Cheers!
 

Wartooth

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Could someone post a link to Octopets, please? Of course, now that I asked ... its probably a really simple site that I should have been able to figure out by myself. :roll: Where are they located? I'm on the west coast USA and don't want the package to travel 3000 miles.

Thanks!

Richard
 

Colin

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Wartooth said:
Could someone post a link to Octopets, please? Of course, now that I asked ... its probably a really simple site that I should have been able to figure out by myself. :roll:
yep, you wern't far wrong there LOL 8)
 

corw314

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Inklet came from there! And I live on the other side of this country! Arrived in great shape!!
 

Reubs

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HEY GUYS, I LIVE IN NEW ZEALAND AND AM REALLY INTERESTED IN BUYING AN OCTO OFF OCTOPETS AS THEY DONT SELL OCTOS IN THE PET SHOPS HERE, AND I WAS WONDERING IF IT WAS A WISE IDEA IF I ORDERED ONE OFF OCTOPETS OR WHETHER I SHOULD TRY TO CATCH ONE MYSELF!!??????
REUBS
 

Reubs

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WELL WHEN I WENT TO SEE WHAT COUNTRIES THEY WOULD SHIP TO IT HAD A DROP DOWN MENU AND NEW ZEALAND WAS ONE OF THE INCLUDED COUNTRIES!
 

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Wow then I guess someone might get lucky :) , though I'm not sure how well the octo would arrive, octopets does have a replacement guarantee.
 

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