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Old 02-29-2012, 09:20 PM   #1
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Octopuss?

Can I put octopuses in my tank with other fish? I have a 125 oceanic and the octopus I'm looking at is only about four inches in length. Any advice.
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:26 PM   #2
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I really wouldn't recommend getting an octopus at all. They are crazy at escaping youwould need a locked tank which isn't realistic for other fish. He would probably hiide all the time you wouldn't hardly ever see him an they only live a year or two. I've consideredthis a lot in the past I've always wanted one but I think it would not be beneficial to hold an octopus in captivity beside they are so smart they often get depressed in captivity
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Old 02-29-2012, 09:32 PM   #3
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I as well have always wanted one but I had no idea they were that smart, it really seems pointless to keep them in captivity. Thanks for te info.
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The octopus will eat everything else in the tank, and then you'll probably find him dried up on the floor.
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Not to mention that they are extremely strong and if your rocks aren't secured they will move them around. Possibly cracking your tank.
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This reminds me, the Baltimore aquarium had(s) a large octopus that would CONSTANTLY escape Into the employees only section. They probably spent thousands just to hold it down. He played with rubix cube thing though for underwater. It was cool
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google "octopus eats shark video"
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Yeah there's a lot people do not know about octopus.
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Old 02-29-2012, 11:17 PM   #9
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That video is. Ray, I had no idea they were complete badasses.
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Sweet Jesus that video is savage!
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