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  1. West1

    Hello Octo lovers

    New guy here with a new saltwater biocube29 currently cycling on week 2 (first saltwater tank). I've always loved O's and reading on corals, I ran across a recommendation for an Octopus for this site. Out of curiosity I registered of course :biggrin2:. At this time, I plan to set up a coral...
  2. E

    [Octopus]: Priscilla - O. Mercatoris She's Here!!!

    Well my little Priscillia is here!!! She is about as big as my thumb nail plus legs. I have her in a breeding net for now so that I can monitor what & if she eats. She has a very strong grip, although I admit that this my first encounter with an octo. I have added 2 small juvenile saltwater...
  3. sedna

    [Octopus]: Mama - O. mercatoris (?)

    I have had this one for 5 1/2 weeks now, it's well acclimated- if nothing else. I got it from Matt Andrews at Tom's Caribbean Tropicals, he had it labeled briareus or vulgaris. I waited this long to journal it because I was worried that it will turn out to be a brooding joubini- it reminds me...
  4. Nikky.Werr

    [Octopus]: Megamind - O Mercatoris(?) Hitchhiking Octopus

    Hey everyone I am attaching this here from another forum where I requested an ID on this fellow and was directed to this amazing forum. This is how the story starts: About two months ago I noticed my sump/refugium slowly becoming a shell grave, snails were being consumed as well as small crabs...
  5. Sleazy 2009/12/17 - 2010/06/26 Octopus Mercatoris

    Sleazy 2009/12/17 - 2010/06/26 Octopus Mercatoris

    Sleazy 2009/12/17 - 2010/06/26 O. mercatoris Wild Caught Female http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/sleazy-o-mercatoris.11686/
  6. Octiffiny 2007/01/?- 2007/01/29 Octopus Mercatoris

    Octiffiny 2007/01/?- 2007/01/29 Octopus Mercatoris

    Octiffiny 2007/01/?- 2007/01/29 O. mercatoris Wild Caught Female
  7. Wiley 2007/11/17 ~ 2008/12/20 Octopus Mercatoris (m)

    Wiley 2007/11/17 ~ 2008/12/20 Octopus Mercatoris (m)

    Wiley 2007/11/17 ~ 2008/12/20 O. mercatoris Tank Bred Male http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/page-3#post-107925 Mother: MissBroody Father: HideNSeek
  8. Little Girl 2007/11/17 ~ 2008/05/? Octopus Mercatoris

    Little Girl 2007/11/17 ~ 2008/05/? Octopus Mercatoris

    Little Girl 2007/11/17 ~ 2008/05/? O. Mercatoris Tank Bred Female Mother: Miss Broody Father: HideNSeek Offspring: none http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/page-3#post-107925
  9. MIA - Octopus Mercatoris (m)

    MIA - Octopus Mercatoris (m)

    MIA (MissingInAquarium) 2007/03/17 ~ 2008/03/08 O. mercatoris Tank Born Male http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/ Mother: Trapper http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trapper-o-mercatoris.6959/
  10. Miss Broody 2007/03/17 - 2008/01/26 Octopus Mercatoris

    Miss Broody 2007/03/17 - 2008/01/26 Octopus Mercatoris

    Miss Broody 2007/03/17 - 2008/01/26 O. mercatoris Tank Born Female http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/ Mother: Trapper http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trapper-o-mercatoris.6959/ Mate: HideNSeek Brood: 2007/10/01 - 2007-11/17 Offspring...
  11. HideNSeek 2007/03/17 -  2008/05/30 Octopus Mercatoris

    HideNSeek 2007/03/17 - 2008/05/30 Octopus Mercatoris

    HideNSeek 2007/03/17 - 2008/05/30 O. mercatoris Tank Born Male http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/ Mother: Trapper http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trapper-o-mercatoris.6959/ Mate: MissBroody Offspring...
  12. Medusa 2007/03/17 - 2008/05/23 Octopus Mercatoris

    Medusa 2007/03/17 - 2008/05/23 Octopus Mercatoris

    Medusa (Dusa) 2007/03/17 - 2008/05/23 O. mercatoris Tank Born Male http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/ Mother: Trapper http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trapper-o-mercatoris.6959/ Offspring: None (not mated)
  13. Sisturus 2007/03/17 Octopus Mercatoris

    Sisturus 2007/03/17 Octopus Mercatoris

    Sisturus 2007/03/17 - 2008/04/04 O. mercatoris Tank Born Male http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/ Mother: Trapper http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trapper-o-mercatoris.6959/ Offspring: None (not mated)
  14. Trapper 2006/12/19 - 2007/06/06  Octopus Mercatoris

    Trapper 2006/12/19 - 2007/06/06 Octopus Mercatoris

    Trapper 2006/12/19 - 2007/06/06 O. mercatoris Wild Caught Female http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trapper-o-mercatoris.6959/ Hatchlings: 2007/03/17 http://www.tonmo.com/community/threads/trappers-babies-tank-raised-mercatoris.7853/
  15. Omega

    Hindenburg- O. Mercatoris

    May I introduce you toooo...Hindenburg. I hadn't planned on his arrival nearly so early, but when you ask for an octopus..some people really find you one. the water quality rocks and sand were ready..I'm just nervous on whether or not I am lol. He is supposed to be mercatoris but i haven't...
  16. K

    stanley's journal

    hello, my name is kevin and my new octo is named stanley. i named him after the detroit red wings octopus who is named stanley after lord stanleys cup. he is my firt octo and im pretty sure he is an o. mercatoris. i consider myself an expert in salt water aquariums when dealing with corals...
  17. gholland

    Varys' babies (O. mercatoris)

    Now that Varys is gone, I guess it's time to start a journal for her babies. (Wonder where we got that idea? :wink2: ) The original thread for Varys and our experiences during her brooding period and the subsequent hatch can be found here. (3/31/08) The babies are now 1 month old and...
  18. Bigpapa

    Kenny's Journal

    Ok, those of you whom I have communicated with will know why I used this name from Southpark. Anywho, I got him from Aquaculture on tuesday as well and wanted to wait a few days before posting this after my last few tries. I am having the same things Simple is having and I think I have the...
  19. DWhatley

    [Octopus Eggs]: Trapper's Babies - Tank Raised Mercatoris

    I decided to journal Trapper's hatchlings on a new thread (see http://www.tonmo.com/community/index.php?threads/6959/ for the mother's journal and the hatchlings first 12 weeks). Another journal ends the experience with the last two surviving grandchildren. Recap summary: The Mercatoris...
  20. DWhatley

    [Octopus]: Trapper - O.mercatoris

    We have our first octo! I THINK his name will be Trapper (family consent still needed) after the nick name of the crabber that collected him. He was a special request from the diver/collector who's site I webmaster and I think he/she is perfect! We are hoping Trapper is a Briarius, are almost...
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