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temp for an octo

KDS

O. bimaculoides
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#1
I was just wondering what the temperature would be for a bimac. Are they cold water species or warm water species?
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gjbarord

Sepia elegans
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#3
We usually keep our bimacs at about 22-25 C which is ambient room temperature which requires no chiller or heater either way with success.

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Nancy

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#4
Would be interesting to compare the lifespan of the various groups of bimacs kept at different temperatures.

Here are the conversions for the rest of you:
15 degrees C = 59 degrees F
20 degrees C = 68 degrees F
22 degrees C = 71.6 degrees F
25 degrees C = 77 degrees F

We're recommending 72 degrees or below, but some have kept them at room temperature, like Greg says.

Nancy
 

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