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  • Cephalopod Poetry Digest
    Love the poems above! I once invented an evil prehistoric cephalopod to be the embodiment of fear in one of my marine stories, set 20 million...
  • Nautiloids: The First Cephalopods
    Fossils! Thank-you for this article. I will remember it is here in case it is useful to me some time. We have a marine fossil expert here in New...
  • Deep-Sea Cephalopods: An Introduction and Overview
    Tagging @Tintenfisch (author) :smile:
  • Deep-Sea Cephalopods: An Introduction and Overview
    I was fascinated to read about Haliphron atlanticus in your article above. I live in the Bay of Islands and go about by kayak. I look forward to...
  • 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...
  • Fossil Octopuses
    Hi ya. Glad you liked the article. Yes that is a sea urchin, or rather concretion that has broken off the fossil, so it is concave - a 'negative'...
  • Fossil Octopuses
    Spot on - thanks! Disappointed, but educated!
  • Fossil Octopuses
    HI @wtacollins, @Phil may have other insights, but FWIW, based on this recent post on TONMO, I'd say that's probably a sea urchin...
  • Fossil Octopuses
    Hi Phil, Read a post elsewhere, then found your article. Please see the photo - looks intriguingly familiar, and may be quite a find! Post can...
  • KD5054
    One special question I've found different advice on is if we should or should not use an air line during the trip back.
  • KD5054
    I am working with a new public aquarium coming into my city by the name of Blue Zoo. We are at the point of being ready to collect our own GPO from Puget Sound. We have our permit approved for this. The drive back is about 5 hrs. Any tips on...
  • tonmo
    Shoot, the user tag email feature was shut off. How about this? @Thales :-D
  • tonmo
    tonmo reacted to OctoSF's post in the thread 75 Gallon Complete Tank Set Up For Sale with Like Like.
    Hello All - I am moving and this tank needs a new home. The lids make it perfect for octo. I was hoping to get another but time will not permit. I am in San Francisco and can help with a local move. Here is the Craigslist add - 75G Reef Tank...
  • tonmo
    Cool thread. There are some species, like Larger Pacific Striped Octopus, which do not die after laying eggs: Larger Pacific Striped Octopus: behavior and sex life (btw, Rich Ross (@Thales) is featured heavily in this article)
  • tonmo
    Day 7: NAUTILUSES and... SHARK, maybe SHARKSSSSS!We are starting to hit our stride a bit with the logistics of setting and retrieving traps, building more traps, and maintaining our nautilus holding aquariums. We all headed to University of South...
  • tonmo
    tonmo reacted to DWhatley's post in the thread HELP PLEASE! with Like Like.
    If the spot is growing, it is likely an infection. A clean environment (larger water changes) may help but the antibiotic is also needed to help his body fight the infection. Be sure your PH is correct as well. Improper PH will burn skin...
  • tonmo
    tonmo replied to the thread Scott from Florida (:.
    Welcome @Boogeyman - thanks for joining TONMO! Please do share all your experiences in the Exotics & Rare Species Forum. Looking forward to pics and insights!
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    Boogeyman replied to the thread Scott from Florida (:.
    Okay thank you, I was just making sure. I will remove them before adding any octopus
  • OctopusChan
    OctopusChan reacted to DWhatley's post in the thread HELP PLEASE! with Like Like.
    If the spot is growing, it is likely an infection. A clean environment (larger water changes) may help but the antibiotic is also needed to help his body fight the infection. Be sure your PH is correct as well. Improper PH will burn skin...
  • octobot
    From Eureka Alert: The culprit responsible for the decline of Mexico's once lucrative jumbo squid fishery has remained a mystery, until now. A new Stanford-led study ... Continue reading...
  • M
    The study that I know about in this area is one where they prevented female octopuses from sexually maturing by removing the optic gland. This roughly doubled their lifespan. As I remember the experiment, If even a piece of the gland was...
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    debbie replied to the thread Scott from Florida (:.
    Damsels are aggressive and will pick on ANY octopus. You cant have them with an Octopus. Any fish with an octopus is asking for trouble> Thanks
  • OctopusChan
    OctopusChan replied to the thread HELP PLEASE!.
    It's growing slowly, maybe slower now, but no swelling, so is it the infection?By the way, will he grow back if I give him a clean environment? Thank you a lot!
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    Boogeyman replied to the thread Scott from Florida (:.
    I agree with you, I did a lot of research on the wonderpus, I eventually planned on adding a deeper sand bed. I actually just received an email from the site I ordered from and was notified that my order was placed in quarantine, and will ship...
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