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  1. dleo4590

    Ursula The Dwarf Octopus Lays Eggs

    It's been a while figured I'd post since I always get excited about eggs/babies but my boyfriend and I converted a 4 gallon Biorb by Oase into a marine environment for our little Dwarf octopus, Ursula. The shop we got her from had her listed as a Dwarf Pacific Brown but I could not find anything...
  2. J

    Octopus Supplies Help

    Hello everyone, I have a 55 gallon tank set up with an Aquaclear 110 running (also 2 clownfish). My plan was to get a divider, and have ~1/2-2/3 of the tank for the octopus, and the rest for assorted saltwater fish. I was wondering, what exactly do I need to get my tank octo-ready, especially in...
  3. Mikeydrumm22

    New Octopus, Help with ID?

    Hey everyone! First post on here, and first time ever looking after a ceph. I plan on getting my PhD studying these guys starting fall of 21, and figured it was a good time to get an octo friend to keep me company while I write my NSF proposal! Anyone have any idea what species he is. I got him...
  4. H

    Hi from Vancouver!

    Hi I’m Harry. I’m looking to get a 40 gallon with a Atlantic Pygmy Octopus. I am currently researching their care. The aquariums I currently have are: A 10 gallon Freshwater with a Betta and 2 Ramshorn Snails, a 75 gallon Freshwater with a Red Eared Slider (soon to be moved to a pond) and a 32...
  5. V

    Looking for octopus prehatchlings and hatchlings for research purpose, any pointers to suppliers in Europe

    Hello All I need some juvenile octopuses for a scientific investigation in which we need to stain them for internal organs. I had hoped that MBL could help out, but they are shut because of COVID and have been telling me that they would prefer if I found a more local supplier. I am based in...
  6. Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Closeup of deep-sea bigeye octopus ("Octopus californicus") eggs and suckers
  7. (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers2.JPG

    (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers2.JPG

    Suckers of a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus" (edited; black & white)
  8. (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers.JPG

    (edited) Bigeye octopus suckers.JPG

    Suckers of a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus" (edited)
  9. Raised papillae in bigeye octopus.jpg

    Raised papillae in bigeye octopus.jpg

    Closeup of raised skin texture (papillae) in a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  10. Bigeye octopus tentacle spiral.jpg

    Bigeye octopus tentacle spiral.jpg

    Tentacle spiral from a deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  11. Bigeye octopus suckers (showing chromatophores).jpg

    Bigeye octopus suckers (showing chromatophores).jpg

    Closeup of sucker (showing chromatophores) in the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  12. Bigeye octopus skin texture.jpg

    Bigeye octopus skin texture.jpg

    Typical skin texture/pigmentation in the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  13. Bigeye octopus eye and siphon.jpg

    Bigeye octopus eye and siphon.jpg

    Eye and siphon of the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  14. Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Bigeye octopus eggs closeup.jpg

    Closeups of newly laid eggs by the deep-sea bigeye octopus, "Octopus californicus"
  15. adlysia

    My octopus stories (raising the deep-sea "bigeye")

    Dear cephalopod community, This my first post but I've been lurking on this forum for awhile. My name is Adi Khen and I'm a PhD student at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD. I actually study coral reef ecology, but in my spare time I took up animal husbandry and have completely...
  16. A

    Seeking octopus

    Hey! Been researching and collecting supplies for awhile now and I believe I'm finally ready to start my cephalopod adventure. Only problem is I cant find a bimac for sale! Everyone is sold out and links from a decade ago are no good. Anyone know where I could get one?
  17. Octopus Las Perlas 1 RLC.jpg

    Octopus Las Perlas 1 RLC.jpg

    Dwarf male octopus from Las Perlas Panama
  18. Panama Species B.jpg

    Panama Species B.jpg

    A second unidentified octopus from the Pacific coast of Panama
  19. Panama Species A male 2.jpg

    Panama Species A male 2.jpg

    Another view of a small male octopus from the Pacific coast of Panama.
  20. Panama Species A male..jpg

    Panama Species A male..jpg

    Unidentified male octopus from the Pacific coast of Panama
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