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Things to Think About Before You Get An Octopus as a Pet by Nancy King Nancy is a member of the TONMO.com staff -- you can discuss cephalopods with her and fellow TONMOers in our Octopus Care forum. Keeping an octopus is fun and interesting, but an octopus is not the easiest pet to own. You...
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Mar 1, 2004
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By Nancy King, 2003 What Is Octopus Ink? Inking Octopus by Steve O'Shea The ink of the octopus, or any cephalopod, is composed of highly concentrated melanin. This is the same dark pigment that we humans have, and which is responsible for skin color and the color of dark hair. It is a natural...
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By Nancy King "Ollie", about 9 months old -- Photo by Nancy King Description O. bimaculoidesis a medium sized octopus, reaching a mantle size of 7 inches (17.5cm) and arms to 23 inches (58cm). Some remain smaller than this. The bimac is not usually heavily textured and has several common...
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By Nancy King Nancy is a member of the TONMO.com staff -- you can discuss octopuses and more with her in our Cephalopod Care forums. What is an octopus? It's a sea creature found in all oceans of the world, even in the cold waters of the Arctic and Antarctica. It lives in deep or shallow...
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May 17, 2003
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Two TONMO.com moderators met face to face in the autumn of 2002: Colin Dunlop traveled from Scotland to Texas to help Nancy King set up her saltwater aquarium and to accompany Nancy and her husband Bill to Galveston, where Colin and Nancy visited the National Research Center for Cephalopods...
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Dec 16, 2002
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Reviewed by Nancy King Cephalopods, A World Guide is an attractive guide that covers the octopuses, argonauts, cuttlefish, squid and nautilus of the world. Several TONMO community members have already recommended this outstanding reference work, which is published in Germany. Arranged by...
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Feb 28, 2003
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by Nancy King, January 2006 Three Years of Ceph Care Looking back on the last three years of the Ceph Care Forum, I can see we've learned a lot and made progress in keeping our cephs well. I've had in mind for some time to write about how Ceph Care has evolved over these years and will make...
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Jan 15, 2006
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