Question about cohabitation...

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by Chele, May 9, 2004.

  1. Chele

    Chele Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    Can an octo live with an anonome???
     
  2. Burstsovenergy24

    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    Usually no. The anemone will sting and stress your octo.
     
  3. joel_ang

    joel_ang Architeuthis Registered

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    Since octos spend lots of time on the ground, while their tentacles independantly search for a meal, they could get stung.
     
  4. Chele

    Chele Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    ok thanks,,,

    Great,, thanks for the info.. I have not got my octo yet,, it is my mothers day gift. I guess I need to take out the anonome and get him into one of the other tanks,,,,Thanks guys!!!
    Chele
     
  5. NickA5582

    NickA5582 Sepia elegans Registered

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    Octos need a tank to themselves with maybe an echinoderm such as a starfish or pencil urchin.

    :welcome: to TONMO!!
     

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