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nikoli66

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I just received a new octo from Octopets yesterday. Does anyone happen to know at what age these little guys are sent out? It says 8-10 weeks old. I keep reading how everyone receives their new octo and it's as small as a quarter. When I received mine yesterday (thinking it was going to be really small) I received one with a mantle around an inch long. Is this correct? How old does that make it? I've called Octopets twice, but know one will return my call. ????


Hoping I didn't get one a lot older than expected.

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Congrats on the new addition!!! And what is junior's name??
 

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A one inch octo is not very old - personally, I'd prefer one that size than a smaller one. Octopuses grow very quickly and at the same age, some are larger and some are smaller. So don't worry, just enjoy your new bimac!

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Thanks! His or her name is Saylor. How do you actually tell if it's a male or female? I was told how, however before speaking out loud and making myself a fool, I would rather someone who actually knows (preferably from this site) tell me.

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With bimacs it's almost impossible to tell whether you have a male or female. So just make an assumption!

Welcome to Saylor! I'm adding him/her :smile: to the List of Our Octos at the top of Journals and Photos.

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