Shiva

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  1. cuttlechris

    cuttlechris Wonderpus Registered

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    Well she's just arrived via Fed Ex overnight. Everybody Welcome my Briareus Shiva!!!
     
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    Woohoo! Pics or it didn't happen... jk.
     
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    yeah boiiii.
     

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    cuttlechris Wonderpus Registered

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    She's pretty timid and not moving too much so she's in the shipped bag in a bucket. I'm acclimating her in the bag because it will fit into the tank better.
     
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    Just make sure you don't leave the bucket unattended for any amount of time. Wouldn't be too nice to come back to an empty bucket!

    Congratulations man!
     
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    Welcome, Shiva! Congratulations, can't wait to read more about your new friend!
     
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    monty Colossal Squid Staff Member Supporter

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    :welcome: Shiva!
     
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    she's in the den i arranged for her now. I turned off the lights to give her some privacy/calm her down.
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome, Shiva! I'm just adding her to the List of Our Octopuses!

    :octopus2:

    Nancy
     
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    Welcome Shiva!!!!! Please keep up updated!!!
     
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    Will do. I have to order a new battery charger for my digital rebel so i can get more pics. I know it's very unsafe, but my bed is touching the whole right side of the tank. I just wanted to wake up with an octopus in my face (not on) and i got what i wished for this morning. It was slightly startling because she looks as if she's plotting her revenge... but she's out and about now. I'm sure she'll hit the den when i kick on my new lights. :grin: ( 2 175W MH & 2 130W PC)
     
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    Haha, easiest place to observe a nocturnal octopus from. That's funny.
     
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    It's occurred to me to sleep on the living room floor next to the tank- but my husband would rebel if I wanted to move the tank into the bedroom! I'm jealous!
     
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    Let's think about this for a minute. John wanted you to do something interesting in the way of dacor in the master bedroom and you have been wanting another tank ...
     
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    did you try feeding her yet?
     
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    I waved some krill around but she wasn't having any of it. Any one have any suggestions? I'm not too worried, I'm sure she won't starve herself to death.
     
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    Try live crabs and thawed frozen shrimp. Those seem to be the general favorites.

    Nancy
     
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    i'm usure if i got here to eat today. She took 2 pieces of krill form a stick and i found the serpents with one. I'm guessing she wasn't too fond of them. I'll get pics soon.
     
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    Ok So, I've ordered fiddler's and they're on their way. Here are some pics.
     

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    more pics
     

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