Traveling without octopus

Discussion in 'Octopus Care' started by Annabellam, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. Annabellam

    Annabellam Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    What are some of the things that one should care to consider when they plan to travel without their octopus. I know there has to be someone who really understands how to take care of it. Someone who understand the right parameters. Any other tips one should insist on?
     
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    sirreal Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    I think the first thing we need to know is how long is the trip? I would find someone to care for your octo if your going to be gone more then 2 days.
     
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    And someone who can repair tank issues... maybe contact an aquarium store in your area (local, not big box) and see if they have someone knowledgable that can octo-sit?
     
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    Annabellam Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    Thank you for the tips. Place am going to is a 3 hour drive from where i live. I am hoping that my cousin who also keeps an octo can help me with it but am still not sure she'll be available. still searching.
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    How many days will you be away?
    There was one of our Tonmo members who had two people take care of his octopus: one visited to check the tank, parameters, do top off, etc. and the other to feed the octopus.

    Nancy
     
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    Annabellam Pygmy Octopus Registered

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    I'll be away for about a week. Thankfully got someone experienced confirmed to take care of it.I'll make sure they do everything you guys have mentioned. Hoping it all goes well. Thank you.
     
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    Cool. Happy to hear that.
     
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