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Old 11-16-2011, 12:20 AM   #11
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The name is tonmo.com Also, the dwarfs only get 3" so ya, but are extremely difficult to keep. Bige, do u know how long they live?
Six months to a year. Very good at hiding. My lfs had one in a small tank with only an acro skeleton. Still couldnt find it.

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Old 11-16-2011, 05:47 PM   #12
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The mimics live for 6 months to a year? OMG!!!!! The only octo I think there is thats worth hiding is the pacific............ But............ theyre huge so u cant have one! LOL!

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If you do decide to get an octopus, ensure your tank has a lid.

Even better if it's bolted, nailed, glued, velcro'd, tied and stapled down
They do try to escape - even if it means leaving the water.
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Old 11-17-2011, 12:26 AM   #14
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If you have to ask that question, then i dont think you should consider keeping one anytime soon
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We have clowns, a wrasse, an angel, two gobies, and discovered a rogue octopus had come in a rock. It was small and we tried so hard to capture it during the nights because we were afraid it would eat the gobies and it was stressing the clowns. Unfortunately, it died and inked the tank, making the coral and fish sick. We are doing water changes and hoping to save everything. I would not recommend it. They are nocturnal and come out at night.

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