octopus mercatoris?

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  1. abate

    abate Cuttlefish Registered

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    i have been interested in buying a octopus joubini for a while but the only website that i know was recomended buy a seprate source. they told me that i will probobly get a octopus mercatoris insted but after researching octopus mercatoris, i can't find much of a diffrence. is there any?
     
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    Dustinh Blue Ring Registered

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    joubini = small eggs, hatch as plankton
    mercatoris = larger eggs that hatch as octopuses.

    some people say mercs live longer.
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Here is a recent thread discussing the same question.
     

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