Octopus Availability

Nancy

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Hi all,

I'm opening this thread a place to record where octopuses are currently offered for sale. I'll update this thread and delete out of date posts, so we keep the information current.

Please post only sites and LFSs that you've verified - in other words, you need to have phoned or visited to make sure any offering on the web is for real. No advertising directly from dealers allowed on this thread.

Nancy
 

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I'll be the first to post here:

Fish Supply is receiving a limited supply of octopuses - I believe they're mostly from Indonesia. They're known for doing a good job with shipping.

Just read about someone reporting an octo from Foster and Smith, and it arrived in good shape.

Some places may still have bimacs.

Nancy
 

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Marine Depot Live has taken the "Temporarily out of stock" text off their octopus page, so bimacs are presumably available.

Note should be made, however, that they claim to have Octopus bimaculatus rather than O. bimaculoides, which is more common in the hobby. What species they actually have has not been verified, however.

Dan
 

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That Pet Place in Pa had what they said was a baby Vulgaris. I had thoughts of running out there but Jess has been sick.
 

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corw314 said:
That Pet Place in Pa had what they said was a baby Vulgaris. I had thoughts of running out there but Jess has been sick.
PA, pennsylvania? I know a pet store in Philadelphia called "The Hidden Reef"...they have a website, but don't have the pets listed. You have to call them. Iv called them before though and they have an octopus in stock, but from what iv heard...its in terrible condition. Only has 2 arms and doesn't do anything.
 

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I have access to tons of bimac's where I live. I am shipping one to Dan hopefully in the next couple days. I do not run a buisness although my dad wants me to but I can do side deals with people if I feel they're trusted. I posted some pics of bimacs earlier and If your interested I can sell em cheap to you. Possibly free as long as you pay shipping. I don't know if thats considered worthy for this thread and I won't take it personaly nancy if you delete this.
 

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