What Should I Expect?

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  1. SniperX8

    SniperX8 Cuttlefish Registered

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    With an Atlantic Common Brown Octopus, what type of octopus should i expect to see when i pick it up at the LFS? Like what kind of octopus come from the atlantic ocean and is thier any pictures of them?
     
  2. simple

    simple Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    You could expect anything from a vulgaris to a dwarf mercatoris. Some common atlantic octopuses sold as pets are : Vulgaris, Mercatoris, Briareus, Hummellincki (also called Filosus). Im sure there are more, thats just what i can think of for now.
     
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    cuttlegirl Colossal Squid Supporter Registered

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    Atlantic Common Brown Octopus is the label the LFS uses when it doesn't know the ID...
     
  4. Animal Mother

    Animal Mother Architeuthis Supporter

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    It's like getting a "common" crayon.

    At least you know it's from the Atlantic.
     

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