Well I had to give my octo up :(

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He was just to big for a 50 gallon over two feet from tip to tip. He is now @ an LFS being the store pet. Good thing is he's only 8 months old so he has allot more time to live.
 

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ahhh that's too bad but glad to hear that the octo went to a suitable home.. at least that way lots of people will get to see how cool the octopus is!!!

:)
 

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Glad you were able to find a good home for your octopus.

We probably should be recommending bigger tanks for bimacs - maybe 75 gallons, with 50 as a minimum.

If you treat them well, bimacs do seem to thrive!

Nancy
 

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No it had solid rings.....just got an extra large one I guess. I am thinking of getting some Cuttle fish but only time will tell.
 

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Oh, joy :bonk:. I had to tear down the tank and they kept trying to net him. First time I did this he got in the net and fast as I could lift him out he walked out of the net. Next time I got a face full of water from his funnel and the 3rd try he inked. But the 4th time I was lucky enough to get him into a bucket and rush him over to the LFS.
 

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Re: Well I had to give my octo up :(

stits said:
He was just to big for a 50 gallon over two feet from tip to tip. He is now @ an LFS being the store pet. Good thing is he's only 8 months old so he has allot more time to live.
when I get my octo and it grows too big, Im gonna release it to the beach and let it live freely.
 

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We release ours, course we also catch our own, you have no IDEA of the paperwork involved, specially now that cephs are legally recognised as ............animals!

J
 

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