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What ceph should i get?

a rabid squid

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ive been having trouble deciding. they all sound so cool. i have a 55 gallon tank and have experience with cuttles. :confused: :confused: :confused:
 

nini

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get a bimac, they are suppose to be the best octo you can get,smart,friendly,good size.you can find them at octopets
 

a rabid squid

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availibily really isnt a problem i have acess to all of these through caribbeancreatures.com
 

3000gtman

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i have a 150 gallon talk i set up for an octo. it has been cycling for 8 months. i was wondering what kinda i should get for that size of tank. i would like a bigger octo and one with al onger life span. letm ek now what u think i should get. thanx everyopne
greg
 

octopus_octo

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I would say.....

o. briareus becuse they grow a nice size and are friendly I know cause hade excpereance with 2 dwarfs are a bad idea becaus they only live for 2 months



GET BRIAREUS!!!!
 

joel_ang

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Both of you should get either a briareus or a bimac. A bandensis can be kept in a 55 and a few can be kept in a 150. We don't recommend dwarfs as they're nearly always nocturnal and have short lifespans. Check out our ceph articles, they might help you in making a decision
 

clownfish

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octopus_octo said:
o. briareus becuse they grow a nice size and are friendly I know cause hade excpereance with 2 dwarfs are a bad idea becaus they only live for 2 months



GET BRIAREUS!!!!
are briareus better than bimacs? my briareus should be hear in 2 days so Im exited.
 

a rabid squid

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i think the briareus is a little cooler just because i can get one faster. thanks for your replys. and i figure that everyone is getting a bimac and i dont want to conform. :smile:
 

3000gtman

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anyone wana help me think of an octo for my 150 gallon tank. it has been cycling for 8 months. i want a bigger octo and an active one. anyone with any ideas please help.

thanx
greg
 

Feelers

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Personally I would love a vulgaris, but I think that they prefer a slightly larger 75+ size tank.

They are all cool I imagine, but definately don't get an s Officinalis!!!
I think righty recommends 200G for a signle one!!
 

Nancy

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3000gtman,
I think you'd like a vulgaris, if you could find one. That's a nice, big tank. The downside is that they like to escape and that, of course, a large octo eats more!

Nancy
 

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