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  • AngelGabe94
    I’m new to to Ceph World! I’m looking at getting a Octopus Cyanea or Vulgaris! I’m in the beginning stages of tank dimensions so it will be a little bit. Thanks Gabe
  • O
    Hi guys, thank you!! Dwhatley I think you’re right, that’s what I thought too after googling! He changes colors so here he is a bit red. We did have an established tank waiting- we had a 32g biocube that was empty in addition to our big tank. We...
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  • KD5054
    I have a number of mysid shrimp in with them that I have put in there with them and its roughly dark in the tank (night time for me). I do notice that of the 4 I have left- 2 look more normal in activity and seem to show more color while the...
  • KD5054
    I lost two today. Very sad. I have a few mysid shrimp in there with the hatchlings but no interest what do ever. I'm wondering if putting some copepods in with them would be recommended? They just some seem to be interested in eating the mysid...
  • KD5054
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  • KD5054
    Sadly I am now down to just one little guy left. He is now exactly 1 year and 2 months old and still seems to be going fairly strong. Along with this news- I am looking to continue to pursue my goal of entering a field in the aquatic and fish...
  • Nancy
    Hello Octomom and welcome to the site! First, where is this little octopus right now? Do you have an established salt water aquarium? Do you have amphipods and small snails or crabs it could eat? Are there other inhabitants, such as fish? And...
  • O
    Hello all! New octopus mom here! This was very unexpected and sadly I was not afforded the time to do proper research. A friend of my fiancé’s went diving yesterday and when he got home he realized a tiny little octo had been hanging out in one...
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  • V
    Hey guys, I'm new to this (I've been secretly stocking these threads as a nonmember for months until I finally decided to join.) I'm just wondering what the top suggested books (or other sources) with all the info I need on keeping a Bimac are. I...
  • V
    vanburet replied to the thread Octopus Bites.
    Good to know thanks, we are getting a Bimac soon, so I am happy to have found this in case anyone gets bitten.
  • B
    Thanks Joe! Much appreciated
  • B
    If you live near the coast, and octopus live in the tide pools, and it's not illegal to catch them, then maybe you can do what I did: Consult a tide table and learn what time of year your area gets very low tides during daylight hours. Learn...
  • tonmo
    tonmo reacted to Joe-Ceph's comment on article Ink's Story (O. bimaculoides) with Like Like.
    Great story. Thanks Just to help define the life span of a captive bimac: I've caught and kept several local (Southern California) bimacs, the smallest was about the size of a silver dollar when it curled up. I kept it in a chilled tank at...
  • Joe-Ceph
    Joe-Ceph posted a comment on the article Ink's Story (O. bimaculoides).
    Great story. Thanks Just to help define the life span of a captive bimac: I've caught and kept several local (Southern California) bimacs, the smallest was about the size of a silver dollar when it curled up. I kept it in a chilled tank at...
  • Joe-Ceph
    If you live near the coast, and octopus live in the tide pools, and it's not illegal to catch them, then maybe you can do what I did: Consult a tide table and learn what time of year your area gets very low tides during daylight hours. Learn...


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