tentacle suckers

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  1. bluespotocto

    bluespotocto Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    I recently got an octo. But lately I have noticed that skin flap like things have been coming off his suckers. Is this a bad thing if they are coming off or is it like he is shedding or something? Also if this is bad how can I fix this problem?

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    Animal Mother Architeuthis Supporter

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    They shed suckers occasionally, shouldn't be a problem. Usually every few days I see dozens of sucker discs floating around the tank.
     
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    bluespotocto Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    Will the skin flaps from the tentacle suckers pollute the water with ammonia or any other harmful thing if some get stuck under a rock and I don't notice them?
     
  4. Animal Mother

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    The suckers shouldn't create any issues.
     

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