RIP Octavius

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by Krakilin, Jul 24, 2007.

  1. Krakilin

    Krakilin O. bimaculoides Registered

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    After a few days of not seeing my octopus - I decided to pick up every rock and
    didn't see him. So I frantically searched the ground.. turned a paper upside down, and found this:

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    He must've been there for at least a day... just goes to show you that the daily heart attack of not knowing where your octopus is is worth taking action for. I had just set up a critter keeper in the tank today too..

    and yes, I had the tank all sealed up with duct tape =\
     
  2. monty

    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    :sad: RIP Octavius.
     
  3. corw314

    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    :cry: I'm so sorry. RIP Octavious
     
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    cuttlegirl Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    :cry:So sorry about the little guy...
     
  5. Nancy

    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    RIP Octavius :angelpus:
    Poor little guy....sorry for your loss.

    If the tank was duct taped, how do you think he escaped?

    Nancy
     
  6. Krakilin

    Krakilin O. bimaculoides Registered

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    I think that he took the 5 minute window of when I had the top off and I was doing maintenance on the tank. I went to the computer and shortly thereafter I heard a weird plop sound. I looked around the tank and didn't see anything. That had to have been when he escaped =\
     
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    RIP Octavius :angelpus:
     
  8. Opcn

    Opcn GPO Supporter

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    Cardinal rule of keeping a tank, if you hear a sound find out what it was, I actually lost some button polyps recently not following a soundm no where near your loss.
     

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