octos&fish a good combanation ?

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  1. mcatee123

    mcatee123 O. bimaculoides Registered

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    can octopi be kept in an aquarium whith fish provided the fish are bigger than it?
     
  2. Colin

    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    nope, the fish will probably attack the octopus, failing that the octopus will still try and eat them!
     
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    joel_ang Architeuthis Registered

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    The octopus might try to attack things up to 1.5 times the length of their mantle. Smaller fish like damsels will be too fast to be eaten and can sometimes annoy the octo.
     

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